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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
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice is preparing for a $250 million budget cut for the 2018-2019 budget. The agency has declined where the savings will occur but closing prisons and releasing more nonviolent offenders is not out of the
Cell Phones in Prison The prison systems are now taking the position that the #1 problem in the facilities are contraband cell phones. To support their case they are arguing the cell phones create a "danger" of escape, being used to arrange
The CHANGES Program is a program offered to offenders through the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and Windham School District which provide life skills to prepare offenders for release. CHANGES stands for Changing Habits and Achieving New Goals to Empower Success. Offenders
Windham School District (WSD) provides a GED preparation program for inmates seeking to obtain their GED while incarcerated and is available for any qualified inmate in a Texas county or state jail or prison at no charge. When inmates enter