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A Food Services Manager at the Wallace Pack Unit resigned after allegedly allowing an inmate access to pornographic images on a computer.
A Texas Corrections Officer in Huntsville has been arrested for the death of an inmate after the inmate spit on him.
The Texas Board of Criminal Justice approved a decrease to the cost of calls for inmates from .26 cents to .06 cents per minute effective September 1, 2018.
Citing potential savings, the need to monitor TDCJ staff, and inmate rights, advocacy groups call for an independent oversight of the state’s prisons system.
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.
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.
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.
Texas officials dismissed over 500 inmate disciplinary cases after the discovery of an illegal quota implemented at several TDCJ prisons.
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 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 the benefit of the children and to keep the family unit together as much as possible.
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 lockdown, which began March 23rd, was in response to an increase in infractions and verbal abuse towards officers which included throwing bodily fluids and feces at guards. Sixteen of 156 inmates on lockdown started refusing food on Friday. TDCJ says that participating prisoners are being monitored daily by medical staffRead More
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 correctional officials eliminated the use of solitary confinement as a punishment for prison rule-breakers.
TexasParoleNow.com has learned that many prison units in Texas are experiencing mail delays due to Hurricane Harvey.
Texas inmate visitation restrictions for Texas Department of Criminal Justice for Labor Day weekend due to flooding from hurricane Harvey.
The TDCJ announce they would start evacuating prisoners from its Vance and Jester III units due to rising flood waters.
Visitation has been cancelled at the Pack, Luther, and Cleveland Units for August 27th due to severe weather.