Juvenile

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The Caddo Parish District Attorney’s Juvenile Division’s mission is to protect the public and to protect children. It welcomes all calls from the public concerning its mission and will advise accordingly. However, the Office cannot give out legal advice on personal matters.

The Juvenile Division is responsible for prosecuting Crimes committed by children (16 years of age and younger). It also pursues cases involving children (17 years of age and younger) who are ungovernable or who are truant. Additionally, it pursues cases of Child Abuse and Neglect. The Juvenile Division has an experienced and dedicated staff of lawyers, consisting of Audie Jones (Section Chief); Daphne Robinson and David Newell (Delinquency Prosecutors); Rachel King (Misdemeanors) and Sarah Hood (Prosecutor). They are assisted by a very helpful and courteous staff of legal assistants consisting of LaShunga Cox, Alicia DeMoss, Beverly Paxon, and Sharon McClung. The prosecutors and staff are aided by a seasoned Investigator, Mark Masters.

All Juvenile Division cases are held at the Caddo Parish Juvenile Court, located at s 1835 Spring St., Shreveport, LA 71101. The Court can be reached at (318) 226-6772. The Juvenile Court maintains a separate Clerk’s Office and they can be reached at (318) 226-6751.

Please report all crimes committed by children to your Local Law Enforcement.

  • For all emergencies, please dial 911.
  • Crimes within Shreveport city limits, report to: Shreveport Police Department at (318) 673-7300
  • Crimes outside Shreveport city limits, report to: Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office (318) 675-2170.
  • Report Child Abuse to the Child Abuse Hotline: 1-855-452-5437 or (318) 676-7622

Notice: Once a case has started against a Parent or a Child, the District Attorney’s Office is prohibited from speaking with the Parent or Child. The Parent or Child should contact their lawyer of choice or the Public Defender’s Office { (318) 212-1801} or the Clerk’s Office {(318) 226-6751}. So please remember, if the District Attorney’s Office is contacted, you will be referred to one of the above.

The Caddo Parish District Attorney Office, Juvenile Division is located at 1835 Spring St., Shreveport, LA 71101
Our Main Office telephone number is: (318) 429-7647.
Our Fax number is: (318) 222-0025.
Our Office Hours are from: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.