The West Feliciana Parish Detention Center strives to ensure the safety of general public, offenders, and staff. The Detention Center enforces the penal laws of the State of Louisiana and West Feliciana Parish. The Detention Center houses offenders who are booked into jail, awaiting trial, or who have been sentenced to serve time by the parish or the Department of Corrections. Offenders are held until they are bonded out, transferred to another facility, or released after serving their time. The Detention Center has the capacity to house 39 male offenders. Females and juveniles are transferred to other facilities. In an effort to assist offenders in bettering themselves, Detention Center provides programs such as Living in Balance and GED classes and all offenders are encouraged to participate in one or both. The West Feliciana Parish Detention Center is a drug and tobacco free facility.