Groups in several states are drawing increased attention to the high cost of jail and prison phone rates, and pushing to reduce or eliminate such charges. HRDC, the publisher of PLN, has been a leader in this movement since 1992 and founded the Prison Phone ...
Louisiana State Prison phone rates and kickbacks
Louisiana ranks 43rd in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.
$3,044,009.33 paid in 2016.
Percentage of call cost going to kickbacks: 70%
Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call
Phone service providers
NotesAs of July 6, 2016 the rates listed above reflect an initial higher rate for the first minute and a lower per minute rate for each additional minute of the call.
Data current as of 2016-2017
Primary source documents
State DOC Rates
- Louisiana rates as of April 2017
- LA DOC ICS rates confirmed July 2016
- LA Rates from Securus Proposal 2012