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The Harris County Jail is trying a new approach in combating mental health issues after two recent inmate suicides. The Harris County Jail has partnered with The Harris Center, a mental health authority, to provide inmates with free access to a
A federal lawsuit was filed against Galveston County Jail and their private healthcare provider for not providing the necessary medical care at the jail resulting in inmate deaths.
Texas officials dismissed over 500 inmate disciplinary cases after the discovery of an illegal quota implemented at several TDCJ prisons.
A federal judge approved a settlement for a class action lawsuit requiring Texas to install air conditioning in the Wallace Pack Unit in Navasota, Texas.
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.
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.
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice has banned more than 10,000 books due to security reasons. These books which are banned not by security guards but by mail room employees. It seems these book could be used to
TexasParoleNow.com has learned that many prison units in Texas are experiencing mail delays due to Hurricane Harvey.
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