Morehouse Parish
Work Release Program
Sheriff Mike Tubbs
Sheriff Mike Tubbs offers a
work release program for
inmates assigned to the
Department of Corrections
located at the Morehouse
Parish Sheriff's Office. The
objective of the program is to
secure gainful employment in
the community of participants
nearing the end of their
Participants are those who
have demonstrated a desire to
work by exhibiting good
behavior, of sound mental and
physical health are considered
a minimum security risk.  Each
participant is heavily screened
and must meet criteria set forth
in the Louisiana Criminal
Code R.S.15:711.
Benefits for
Employees    and
Business Owners
1. Welfare to Work Tax
Credit Program offers $2,400
tax credit to employees.
2. Employee is eager to work
everyday with no excuses for
being late or absent.
3. Transportation is
provided by the Morehouse
Parish Sheriff's Office.
4. Employee is allowed to
work  up to a twelve hours in
twenty-four period six days a
week. (longer hrs. can be
approved by Sheriff).
5. Employee is aware that
failure to report, or perform
assigned work by the
employer may result in
termination from the
program and return to the
Department of Corrections.
6. Employee is subject to
random drug testing at no
cost to the employer.
Earn Federal Income
Tax Credits
The Welfare to Work Tax
Credit (WTW) for hiring
all WTW target groups
except Summer Youth
Employees, is up to
$2,400 for each new hire:
40% of qualified first-year
wages for those
employees 400 or more
hours, 25% for those
employed at least 120
hours. Qualified wages
are capped at $6,000.
This program is of no
cost to tax payers. In
fact the inmates pay
for their own upkeep,
room and board and
transportation. It
provides a sourse of
revenues for the
Morehouse Parish
Sheriff's Office.
Contact Information
For information on this great
program contact:
Lt. Danny McGrew
Office:(318) 281-4141
Cell: (318) 282-8111

Mailing Address:
351 S. Franklin
Bastrop, La. 71220