Not all traffic tickets are payable. Some traffic offenses require a mandatory court appearance. Examples of such offenses include Driving under Suspension, No Proof of Insurance, Reckless Operation, Careless Operation, Failure to Stop for a School Bus and any offense where an accident was involved. Tickets issued for non-payable offenses will be set up for court and a notice will be sent to you at the address provided on your ticket.
To find out the amount of your ticket contact the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office at (318) 681-0622. Payment in full should be made to the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office on or before the due date. Payment can be made either in person or by mail. Money Orders and Cash are acceptable forms of payment. NO PERSONAL CHECKS OR DEBIT OR BANK CARDS WILL BE ACCEPTED. You may pay in person at 501 Texas Street, Room 101 on the first floor in the Caddo Parish Courthouse between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM or during non-office hours in the main lobby of the Caddo Correctional Center at 1101 Forum Street. Payments are also accepted at the South Substation at 9956 Mansfield Road in Keithville, Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM and the Oil City Substation at 1141 Hwy 1 in Oil City, Monday through Friday from 8:00AM to 5:00 PM. Money orders and cash ONLY are accepted at the Caddo Correctional Center and substations, no credit cards. To expedite payment of your ticket and reduce waiting time, please have a copy of the ticket you are paying with you when you pay your ticket in person.
Mail payments to:
Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office
Fines and Bonds Division
501 Texas Street
Shreveport, LA 71101.
Please mail a copy of your ticket or write your ticket number on your money order when you send it in.
No partial payments will be accepted.
Please note that payment of a ticket constitutes a plea of guilty. Failure to pay your traffic ticket will result in suspension of your driver’s license and an additional suspension fee of $25 per ticket.
If you wish to enroll in the Traffic Pretrial Diversion program DO NOT PAY YOUR TICKET until instructed to do so by the Traffic Pretrial Division. If you pay your ticket prior to enrolling in the program you are no longer eligible to participate in the program.