Inmates are forbidden from social media & cell phones

Report offender usage

If you know of a DOC offender who has recently established or currently maintains information on a social networking website or has obtained a cell phone while incarcerated, please report the offender's name, assigned location, and the link to the offender's page if possible.

What is a social networking site?

A social networking website is any internet-based website with the following capabilities:

Against the Law

In 2011, the Louisiana Legislature enacted Revised Statute 14:405, which prohibits inmates from establishing an account on any internet-based social networking website.

Specifically, it is unlawful for any offender who is incarcerated and who is sentenced to the legal custody of the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections (including those assigned to parish jails) to establish or maintain an account on any internet-based social networking website.