All public records requests should be addressed to the District Attorney and should comply with statutory requirements found at La. R.S. 44.1.  Requests not in compliance with the statute will be declined.  The Office of the District Attorney has a copying fee of $1 per copied page.

NOTE: Any payments made to the District Attorney’s Office, including those for public record requests, must be made in the form of a money order. Our office cannot accept cash or personal checks.

Please be aware that the Office of the District Attorney will not provide any information related to a pending criminal investigation or prosecution or any information that is deemed privileged work product.

Please also be aware that the Office of the District Attorney is not the statutory custodian having custody and control over many of the documents requested via public records requests.  You would be well advised to ensure that we are the statutory custodian before submitting your request.

A request for public records must be made in writing and can be delivered to our Offices by:
* Hand-delivery
* U.S. Mail
* Email
Please be sure to include the requester’s name, mailing address, and a daytime telephone number. If you are requesting records related to a specific case, you must include the defendant’s full name and, if possible, the docket number. Please be advised that appropriate fees will be charged for copies, or you may contact the employees listed below at our office to make an appointment to examine the records at no cost.

All public records requests should be sent to Jessel Ourso at jourso@18thjda.org or call 225.687.5210.