According to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, more than a dozen prisoners at the Wynne Unit in Huntsville, Texas are on a hunger strike. The hunger strike is a protest for the lockdown of the men’s housing unit. The
Texas Parole Now offers two books: our free book Understanding the Texas Parole Process which explains how the Texas parole process works and our premium book How to Prepare a Texas Parole Packet which how to create an effective
The most important factor in making parole is a well prepared Texas parole packet which emphasizes the strengths of the person who is incarcerated while at the same time offering a plan to handle any issues which the potential parolee
The term "gate money" refers to the predetermined amount of money given to eligible offenders upon discharge from state prison.
On the day the offender is to be paroled, the parolee will be taken to the nearest bus station with a bus voucher. The bus voucher allows the transport company to take the parolee to the bus station nearest
Every state has different rules regarding a felon's right to vote. Not knowing the right has caused several people in Texas to be sent back to prison. Although the rules are simple, every felon should know them.
Visitation Cancelled at Byrd (F28), Terrell (E2, A3), Willacy (3B) units due to illness for March 31-April 1, 2018
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
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.