Juvenile Detention

The Caddo Parish Juvenile Detention Center is a twenty-four bed facility which houses pre and post adjudicated juveniles who are a public safety risk, at risk for failure to appear in court and/or court ordered to be to be detained.

The facility detains juveniles, both male and female, between the ages of ten to seventeen who have allegedly committed or have been adjudicated of committing a delinquent act. The charges can range from misdemeanors to serious felonies.

Certified teachers and teacher aids provide daily educational instruction for our residents. During preparation for LEAP and GEE testing, LEAP and GEE remediation and testing are also provided on site.

Each resident that remains more than seventy-two hours is screened by a mental health professional for suicidal ideation and depression. The Detention Center provides mental and physical health screening. Residents on medication continue to receive medication while detained.

The facility employs thirty-eight employees which include a Manager, Assistant Manager, Administrative Specialist, Lead Shift Supervisors, Assistant Shift Supervisors, Security Counselors, a Food Service Supervisor, a Food Service Clerk, Food Service Technicians, a JDAI Coordinator, a Data Analyst, and a Licensed Professional Counselor.

Visitation Hours:

Monday9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Wednesday2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Visitation Rules:

The following information is to inform you of the visiting rules and policies while your child is being detained in the Caddo Parish Juvenile Detention Center. You WILL be expected to comply with these policies. Failure to comply with these rules may result in suspension or loss of visitation privileges. Juvenile Detention Visitation Rules.

Writing to your Youth:

If you wish to write to your child or send Birthday/Holiday cards, the address is:

Child's Name
Juvenile Detention Center
1835 Spring Street
Shreveport, Louisiana 71101