Louisiana Supreme Court - 400 Royal St., New Orleans, LA 70130 | Tel: 504-310-2300 Hon. Bernette J. Johnson. Chief Justice.  John Tarlton Olivier., Clerk of Court.  Sandra A. Vujnovich. Judicial Administrator
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 Louisiana Protective Order Registry (LPOR)

 Access to Information in the Louisiana Protective Order Registry


Who has access to the registry? 

  • Court systems and criminal justice agencies ONLY ; not accessible to the general public
  • Law enforcement agencies access ACTIVE ORDERS ONLY through the Dept. of Public Safety and Corrections & network via Mobile Terminal Unit, or State Terminal - LINXX-2000 software 
  • Others (courts, prosecutors, probation & parole personnel) access ACTIVE AND ARCHIVED ORDERS through CMIS (Court Management Information Systems) 
  • CJIS (Criminal Justice Information Systems) connections, after establishing an account.Access to CMIS will be established directly, via a wide area network, or indirectly, via modem connection.

How do I get an account? 

  • Sign a user/site agreement with CMIS and La. State Police 
  • Submit to fingerprint and background checks (no felony arrests) 
  • Allow a site review of security, policies and procedures 
  • Attend class on state and federal privacy regulations
  • Pass a user test
  • Court must be currently transmitting protective orders and criminal dispositions data to CMIS!

What is the information used for?  

  • Law enforcement: to learn terms and conditions of active orders of protection
  • Courts: docket preparation, review prior to setting bond/bail or sentencing
  • All transactions are logged and subject to audit by State Police
  • Violations may result in termination of access for the user, agency or site. 


What kinds of searches can be made?

  • The registry can be searched for orders by the defendant's name or the protected person's name. 
  • Soundex search capability: results include names that "sound like" the requested name 
  • Identifying information (sex, race, date of birth) is critical for locating correct parties 


What information is returned?

  • List of all orders involving the subject of the search (defendant, or protected person)
  • Summary text of a selected order 
  • Fax-back option: can have a copy of the order faxed to user instantly 
  • Service information, if available.


What other information is available via CMIS CJIS system?

  • Dept. of Motor Vehicles (DMV) information
  • NCIC (National Crime Information Center)
  • FBI Query Wanted and Protection Order File 
  • State Criminal History Records (CHR) 


Need more information? 

Contact:  CMIS Director Norm Gobert 
                Office phone (504) 310-2565
                email lpor@lasc.org 

The Louisiana Protective Order Registry is a project  of the Office of the Judicial Administrator, Supreme Court of Louisiana

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