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Victim / Witness Assistance


How to Exercise the Rights Granted to You as a Victim and/or Witness

In order for a victim, or designated family member, to be eligible to receive notices and exercise the rights provided by law, the victim or designated family member must complete a form promulgated by the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement. The Louisiana Victim Notice & Registration Form shall be completed by the victim or designated family member and shall be filed with the law enforcement agency investigating the offense of which the person is a victim of a crime defined as: Homicide, 1st Degree Murder, Manslaughter, Negligent Homicide, Vehicular Homicide, Vehicular Negligent Injuring, 1st Degree Vehicular Negligent Injuring, any Sexual Offense or other felony offense defined in L.R.S. 14:2(13).

Confidentiality of Information

The completed Louisiana Victim Notice & Registration form shall be included in the documents sent by the law enforcement agency to the district attorney for prosecution. The district attorney will file the appropriate documents with the clerk of court's office. Upon conviction, the victim's notice and registration form shall be included in the documents sent by the clerk of court to the Department of Public Safety & Corrections, the law enforcement agency having custody of the defendant, or the division of probation and parole. All victim notice and registration forms, and the included information, shall be kept confidential by all law enforcement agencies having possession. The information shall not be released unless only upon a court order after a contradictory hearing.

** The names, addresses, or identities of crime victims who are minors will not be publicly disclosed. "Minors" are defined as those persons "who are minors at the time of the commission of the offense are under eighteen years of age." Additionally, the names, addresses, or identities of sex crime victims will not be publicly disclosed. "Sex Crimes" are defined as attempted or committed; Aggravated Rape, Forcible Rape, Simple Rape, Sexual Battery, Aggravated Sexual Battery, Oral Sexual Battery, Aggravated Oral Sexual Battery, Intentional Exposure to the AIDS virus, Stalking, Incest, Aggravated Incest, Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile, Indecent Behavior with Juveniles, Pornography involving Juveniles, Molestation of a Juvenile, Crime Against Nature, Aggravated Crime Against Nature, Sexual Battery of the Infirm, and Video Voyeurism. **

Basic Rights for Victim and Witness

LRS 46:1844

Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Victim Notification Program

http://www.ice.gov/victim-notification/


Louisiana Victim Assistance Program Coordinators

Crime Victims Services Bureau 24-Hour Hotline: 1-888-342-6110

Each jurisdiction may have additional assistance available for victims/witnesses. You may contact the following entities for this jurisdiction-specific assistance.

Troop A

Ascension Parish 23rd JDC
Victims Assistance Program
P.O. Box 750
Donaldsonville, LA 70346
(225) 472-2712
East Feliciana Parish & West Feliciana 20th JDC
Clinton, LA 70722-8428
(225) 683-8563
(225) 683-3117 (fax)
East Baton Rouge 19th JDC
222 St. Louis Street, 5th floor
Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5878
(225) 389-3476
Iberville/Pointe Coupee/W.B.R. 18th JDC
P.O. Box 754
New Roads, LA 70760
(225) 638-5531
Livingston Parish 21st JDC
P.O. Box 299
Livingston, LA 70457
(225) 686-2241
St. James Parish 23rd JDC
P.O. Drawer 66
Convent, LA 70723
(225) 562-2385


Troop B

Jefferson Parish 24th JDC
5th Floor, Courthouse Annex
Gretna, LA 70053
(504) 368-1020
Orleans Parish
619 South White Street
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 827-7272
Plaquemines Parish 25th JDC
P.O. Box 56
Pointe-a-la-Hache, LA 70082
(504) 392-6690 ext. 4427
St. Bernard Parish 34th JDC
P.O. Box 947
Chalmette, LA. 70044-0947
(504) 271-1658
St. John the Baptist 40th JDC
P.O. Box 399
LaPlace, LA 70069-0399
(985) 652-1716
St. Charles Parish 29th JDC
P.O. Box 7
Hahnville, LA 70057
(985) 783-1355


Troop C

St. James (Westbank) & Assumption 23rd JDC
P.O. Drawer 66
Convent, LA 70723
(504) 562-2385
St. John the Baptist (Westbank) 40th JDC
P.O. Box 399
LaPlace, LA 70069-0399
(504) 652-1716
Lafourche Parish 17th JDC
P.O. Box 431
Thibodaux, LA 70302-0431
(504) 447-2003
 


Troop D

Allen Parish 33rd JDC
P.O. Box 839
Oberlin, LA 70655-0839
(337) 639-2641
Beauregard Parish 36th JDC
P.O. Box 99
Deridder, LA 70634-0099
(337) 463-5578
Calcasieu Parish 14th JDC
P.O. Box 3206
Lake Charles, LA 70602-3206
(337) 437-3140
Cameron Parish 38th JDC
P.O. Box 280
Cameron, LA 70631-0280
(337) 775-5713
Jefferson Davis Parish 31st JDC
P.O. Box 1388
Jennings, LA 70546-1388
(337) 824-1893
 


Troop E

Avoyelles Parish 12th JDC
P.O. Box 426
Marksville, LA 71351-0426
(318) 253-6587
Grant Parish 35th JDC
P.O. Box 309
Colfax, LA 71417-0309
(318) 627-3205
Catahoula & Concordia Parish 7th JDC
P.O. Drawer 600
Harrisonburg, LA 71340
(318) 336-5526
LaSalle Parish 28th JDC
P.O. Box 1940
Jena, LA 71342-1940
(318) 992-7326
Natchitoches Parish 10th JDC
P.O. Box 838
Natchitoches, LA 71458-0838
(318) 357-2214
Rapides Parish 9th JDC
P.O. Drawer 1472
Alexandria, LA 71309-1472
(318) 442-9222
Sabine Parish 11th JDC
P.O. Box 1557
Many, LA 71449-1557
(318) 256-6246
Vernon Parish 30th JDC
7856 Main St Courthouse Annex, Suite 220
Leesville, LA 71446
(337) 238-1311
Winn Parish 8th J.D.C.
P.O. Drawer 1374
Winnfield, LA. 71483-1374
(318) 628-2141
 


Troop F

Caldwell Parish 37th JDC
P.O. Box 1389
Columbia, LA 71418-0839
(318) 649-7410
East Carroll/Madison/Tensas Parish 6th JDC
P.O. Drawer 839
Tallulah, LA 71284-1389
(318) 574-1706
Franklin/Richland/West Carroll Parish 5th JDC
P.O. Drawer 417
Rayville, LA 71269-0389
(318) 728-7400
Jackson Parish 2nd JDC
P.O. Drawer 459
Jonesboro, LA 71251-0459
(318) 259-4112
Lincoln Parish & Union Parish 3rd JDC
P.O. Box 777
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 251-5100
Morehouse Parish 4th JDC
P.O. Box 1079
Bastrop, LA 71220
(318) 281-4907
Ouachita Parish 4th J.D.C.
P.O. Box 1652
Monroe, LA 71210-1652
(318) 388-4720
 


Troop G

Bienville Parish & Claiborne Parish 2nd JDC
P.O. Drawer 459
Jonesboro, LA 71251-0459
(318) 259-4112
Bossier Parish 26th JDC
P.O. Box 69
Benton, LA 71006-0069
(318) 965-2332
Caddo Parish 1st JDC
501 Texas Street
Shreveport, LA 71101-5400
(318) 226-5904
DeSoto Parish 11th JDC
P.O. Box 432
Mansfield, LA 71052
(318) 872-2991
Red River Parish 39th JDC
P.O. Box 606
Coushatta, LA 71019-0606
(318) 932-4035
Webster Parish 39th JDC
P.O. Box 758
Minden, LA 71058
(318) 377-7557


Troop I

Acadia Parish 15th JDC
1528 West 2nd Street
Crowley, LA 70526-4722
(318) 788-8719
Evangeline Parish 13th JDC
P.O. Box Drawer 780
Ville Platte, LA 70586-0780
(318)363-3438
Iberia Parish 16th JDC
Courthouse Building, Suite 200
300 Iberia Street
New Iberia, LA 70560-4583
(318) 369-4431
Lafayette Parish 15th JDC
P.O. Box 3306
Lafayette, LA 70502-3306
(318) 232-5170
St. Landry Parish 27th JDC
P.O. Drawer 1419
Opelousas, LA 70571-1419
(318) 948-3041, EXT. 19
St. Mary Parish 16th JDC
Courthouse Building, Suite 200
300 Iberia Street
New Iberia, LA 70560-4583
(318) 369-4431
St. Martin Parish 16th JDC
Courthouse Building, Suite 200
300 Iberia Street
New Iberia, LA 70560-4583
(318) 369-4431
Vermilion Parish 15th JDC
P.O. Box 175
Abbeville, LA 70511-0175
(318) 898-4320


Troop L

St. Helena Parish 21st JDC
P.O. Box 787
Greensburg, LA 70441
(225) 222-6492
St. Tammany Parish 22nd JDC
428 East Boston Street
Covington, LA 70433-2829
(985) 898-2392
Tangipahoa Parish 21st JDC
P.O. Box 639
Amite, LA 70422-0639
(800) 572-0083 (victim assistance)
(800) 748-6882 (rape crisis)
Washington Parish 22nd JDC
P.O. Box 668
Franklinton, LA 70438
(985) 839-6581