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Prison Guards Indicted for Planting Evidence

Four former Texas prison guards were indicted on charges of tampering with governmental records and official oppression in connection with the planting of a screwdriver in an inmate's cell.

Federal Lawsuit Filed Against Galveston County Jail For Inmate Death

No healthcare for Texas inmates.

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.

Spending Father’s Day in Prison

Father's Day Behind Bars

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.

Over 500 Disciplinary Reports Tossed After Quota System Found at Multiple Texas Prisons

Texas officials dismissed over 500 inmate disciplinary cases after the discovery of an illegal quota implemented at several TDCJ prisons.

3 Havens Unit Officers Return To Work After Excessive Force Incident

Three correctional officers returned to work this week after being investigated for use of excessive force stemming from a March 2nd incident.

Spending Mother’s Day in Prison

Spending Mother's Day in prison is pretty tough on both the mom inside as well as the kids on the outside. We urge you to visit the mom not only to help her keep her spirits up but also for

Prisoners on Hunger Strike After Lockdown

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

Now Available-2018 Edition of How to Prepare A Texas Parole Packet

The new 2018 edition of How to Prepare a Texas Parole Packet contains updated information concerning the parole board members, address and phone changes, 2017 year-end statistics, updated scores used in the Parole Guidelines Calculator, and other important information.

Texas Prisons Eliminate Solitary Confinement as Punishment

Texas correctional officials eliminated the use of solitary confinement as a punishment for prison rule-breakers.

Texas Prison System Experiencing Delays in Mail Delivery

TexasParoleNow.com has learned that many prison units in Texas are experiencing mail delays due to Hurricane Harvey.

Visitation Restrictions Labor Day Weekend

Texas inmate visitation restrictions for Texas Department of Criminal Justice for Labor Day weekend due to flooding from hurricane Harvey.

Texas Evacuates More Prisons

The TDCJ announce they would start evacuating prisoners from its Vance and Jester III units due to rising flood waters.

Visitation Cancelled at Pack, Luther, and Cleveland Units

Visitation has been cancelled at the Pack, Luther, and Cleveland Units for August 27th due to severe weather.

Texas Evacuates Three Prison Units Due to Rising Water

Texas evacuates Ramsey Terrell, and Stringfellow Units in Rosharon due to rising flood waters from hurricane Harvey.