Category Archives: Prison Life
Since 2006, TDCJ has utilized 2,500 offenders in their beekeeing program at various prisons across Texas. In 2016, 547 pounds of honey was produced by TDCJ bee hives.
Find out the rules when TDCJ allows family members of some inmates to request an inmate transfer to facility closer to their residence.
Texas correctional officials eliminated the use of solitary confinement as a punishment for prison rule-breakers.
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
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.
Summer is almost here and that means temperatures in the units are climbing so now is the time to prepare a Texas parole packet.
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.
While all of the retailers on the outside are already trying to make sure you are in a festive mood while you are shopping, the daily grind inside the prison system continues. As it gets closer to the holidays the
A federal judge ordered the Texas prison system to provide safe drinking water that doesn't violate "contemporary standards of decency" to inmates in a Texas prison. U.S. District Judge Keith Ellison gave the Wallace Pack Unit in Navasota, Texas 15