The Calcasieu Correctional Center provides detention services to adults convicted of crimes in Louisiana s Calcasieu Parish. The center is operated and overseen by the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff s Office. The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff s Office provides law enforcement services. It enforces laws and ordinances and strives to prevent crime. The office operates several specialized units, including a crime laboratory, a forensics investigation unit, a canine department, a marine division, an evidence division, a narcotics department, a reserve division, and a vice department. The office also provides camps and clinics for youth, maintains a registry of sex offenders and provides advocacy for victims of crime. The Calcasieu Correctional Center is headquartered in Lake Charles, La.