Texas Prisons Eliminate Solitary Confinement as Punishment

This month Texas correctional officials eliminated the use of solitary confinement as a punishment for prison rule-breakers. The change took effect September 1st and affects roughly 75 prisoners in punitive solitary leaving nearly 4,000 prison inmates in administrative-segregation due to

Texas Prison System Experiencing Delays in Mail Delivery

TexasParoleNow.com has learned that many prison units in Texas are experiencing mail delays due to Hurricane Harvey.

Now Is the Time to Prepare Parole Packets

Now is the time to prepare a Texas parole packet. TexasParoleNow offers easy, step-by-step instructions on how to prepare a Texas Parole Packet.

Texas Inmates Return to Jester III and Vance Units

Nearly 1,400 inmates that were evacuated due to rising flood water from Hurricane Harvey were returned to Jester III and Vance units in Richmond, Texas

Visitation Restrictions Day Weekend

Visitation restrictions due to weather for Labor Day weekend.

Update on Hurricane Harvey Prison Evacuations

Severe weather prompted the evacuation of nearly 6,000 inmates from five prisons, three half-way houses and two treatment facilities in Texas.

Texas Evacuates More Prisons

The TDCJ announce they would start evacuating prisoners from its Vance and Jester III units due to rising flood waters.

Visitation Cancelled at Pack, Luther, and Cleveland Units

Visitation has been cancelled at the Pack, Luther, and Cleveland Units for August 27th due to severe weather.

Texas Evacuates Three Prison Units Due to Rising Water

Texas evacuates Ramsey Terrell, and Stringfellow Units in Rosharon due to rising flood waters from hurricane Harvey.

Visitations Cancelled Due to Hurricane Harvey

Visitation has been cancelled at the following units for August 26th and August 27th due to the arrival of Hurricane Harvey: Clemens Connally Darrington Garza East Garza West Gist Glossbrenner Henley Hightower Hospital Galveston Jester I Jester III Jester IV Keagans

Visitation Cancelled at Willacy County State Jail Due to Illness

Due to a confirmed illness at Willacy County State Jail in Raymondville, Texas inmates are temporarily restricted from receiving visitors on August 26, 2017 and August 27,2017. The Texas Department of Criminal Justices has confirmed at least 24 inmates have tested

Visitation Cancelled at Lopez State Jail Due to Illness

Due to a confirmed illness at Lopez State Jail in Edinburg, Texas, all offenders assigned to Z-4 and Z-3 housing areas, are temporarily restricted from receiving visitors on August 26, 2017 and August 27,2017. The Texas Department of Criminal Justices has

Hurricane Harvey

An announcement released today by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice stated they are taking steps to protect supervised offenders and prison staff as hurricane Harvey bears down on Texas. Executive Director Bryan Collier said, "This is something that we

Diligent Participation Credit For State Jail Felony

A person convicted of a State Jail Felony can be eligible for Diligent Participation Credit for early release.