Thanks to the generous donations of our readers, 74 Texas inmates were able to graduate in traditional caps and gowns.
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice states that dentures are not medically necessary for inmates unless the inmate is underweight.
The term “gate money” refers to the predetermined amount of money given to eligible offenders upon discharge from state prison.
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.
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