Category Archives: Texas Prisons
Father's Day should be a day to celebrate the love and sacrifice many fathers make for their family. However, there are some fathers spend who cannot celebrate. They are spending father's day in prison.
Texas officials dismissed over 500 inmate disciplinary cases after the discovery of an illegal quota implemented at several TDCJ prisons.
Texas Prison Guards Planting Evidence and Quota System This is part 2 of a two-part series on pay for Texas prison guards and the illegal quota system. View Part 1 of the series here. Illegal Quota System at the Ramsey Unit Recently,
Texas authorities are investigating dozens of disciplinary reports against inmates at the Ramsey Unit in Rosharon, Texas after a report of a quota system that required correctional officers to write up prisoners or face disciplinary actions.
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
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.
The West Texas Intermediate Sanction Facility close its doors by June 2 and will transfer roughly 270 inmates to the Rudd Unit.
Four Texas state prisons could be closed as lawmakers consider reducing the Texas Department of Criminal Justice budget by $40 million. If the final state budget is passed, this could mark the largest reduction in state's history. Last Friday,
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