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2 Prison Guards and 2 Inmates Treated for Heat Exhaustion in Texas

TDCJ reported that two inmates and two prison guards were treated for heat-related illnesses this week during the Texas heat wave.


Hiring New Guards While the Older Ones are Planting Evidence – Part 1

Prison guards at a TDCJ prison.

Texas Prison Guards Pay and Vacancies This is part one a two-part series on pay for Texas prison guards and the illegal quota system. Increase in Pay for Prison Guards The Texas Department of Criminal Justice announced back in February 2018, that starting officers (prison guards) would now be paid $36,000 per year instead of the beginning rate of $32,000 per year that was the standard. This is an attempt to make the pay more competitive and hopefully, prevent the 14% vacancy rate for prison guards and the 28% turnoverRead More


The Single Most Important Factor in Being Granted Parole in Texas

​ One of the more common questions we get is "What is the most important factor in making parole?". This can be answered in two ways, the first is that you must prepare a good parole packet. There are many reasons for this, which we discuss in great detail in our book, How to Prepare a Texas Parole Packet,  available in both eBook format as well as a bundle including the eBook and a printed copy which can be mailed to the reader or to the incarcerated person seeking parole. However, thereRead More