The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office is pleased to provide the LAVNS (Louisiana Automated Victim Notification System) service to the victims of crime in Lafourche Parish. Recognizing the needs of the individuals we serve, this service will provide a free and anonymous telephone service that provides victims of crime two important features: information and notification. LAVNS will monitor the custody status of offenders in parish jails, state prisons and current court cases.


Crime victims and concerned citizens may register themselves for notification by calling 1-8866-LAVNS-4-U (1-866-528-6748) or visiting Registrants can choose to be notified by phone call, email or text message.

Information provided by LAVNS:

  • Offender number
  • Current offender custody status
  • Location of offender
  • Sentence expiration date
  • Parole eligibility status
  • Scheduled release date
  • Charges (when made available)
  • Bail (when made available)
  • Court information (including date, time, location, and type of next court event)

If you need assistance signing up, please call LPSO’s Police Social Services at (985) 449-4477. 

NOTE: Information on offenders 17 years old or under will not be available via LAVNS. 

This service is provided free of charge by the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the Louisiana Office of the Governor, and the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Criminal Justice.