Tangipahoa Parish Clerk of Court


Traffic citations issued by the Louisiana State Police, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Wildlife and Fisheries Agency are filed in the Criminal Department. Information regarding traffic citations is shared and transferred from the District Attorney’s Office to the Criminal Department by computer disk. The individual tickets are given docket numbers in the criminal section by the Traffic Clerk. The Traffic Clerk records all minute entries, issues traffic bench warrants, and records dispositions on the blue citation copy for transmittal to the Louisiana Department of Motor Vehicles.

Payments of traffic fines are not accepted at the Clerk’s office.  Fines must be paid at the Sheriff’s Department (985) 748-8147.

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