Category Archives: Prison Life
Spending Mother's Day in prison is pretty tough on both the mom inside as well as the kids on the outside. We urge you to visit the mom not only to help her keep her spirits up but also for
Finding employment on the outside is an important part of being granted parole. The TDCJ's Reentry and Integration Division helps connect ex-offenders and offenders up for parole with employers looking for qualified applicants based on education, vocational training, certifications, and
Offenders at TDCJ's Kyle Unit participate Operation Stitch-A-Smile, crocheting stuffed animals for kids.
Texas Department of Criminal Justice has agreed to modify its policies regarding the treatment of LGBTQ offenders to comply with the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act. The modifications are part of a settlement from a 2014 civil rights by an
Texas correctional officials eliminated the use of solitary confinement as a punishment for prison rule-breakers.
With all of Texas under an official heat advisory a federal judge has given state prison officials 15 days to come up with a plan to lower the temperature to 88 degrees inside the Wallace Pack Unit in Navasota, Texas.
All TDCJ inmates have the right to at least some medical and dental care while in a TDCJ prison.
All offenders are assigned a custody level upon entering TDCJ. Custody levels determine where an offender can be housed and amount of freedom.
The West Texas Intermediate Sanction Facility close its doors by June 2 and will transfer roughly 270 inmates to the Rudd Unit.