An important component in understanding parole eligibility is the calculation of “good time credits” which is determined by the assigned Line Class.
There are three options available for preparing a Texas parole packet, only two of these are proven reliable. A good parole packet can mean the difference between being approved for parole or being denied.
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The Texas parole process is complex and confusing. You will find answers to many of your questions in our books Understanding the Texas Parole Process and How to Prepare a Texas Parole Packet.
Parole is a method to release a person early from their prison sentence and yet still keep an eye on them as they gradually adjust to living within the rules of society.
There are five different types of sentences or crimes in Texas which can affect parole eligibility: non-3G offense, 3G or aggravated offense, life sentence, life without parole, and death sentence.
Parole and mandatory release are terms which every offender needs to understand when planning on beginning a life after release.
Learn about what is a 3G offense in Texas, why does it matter if the crime is a 3G offense, how does 3G affect parole, and the special rules for serving time for a 3G offense.
35-year-old man pronounced dead at 7:07 p.m. at Allred Unit with injuries consistent with a physical altercation.
A parolee who violates the terms and conditions of their parole is at risk for a parole revocation and subject to a Blue Warrant.
What are your chances of parole on the first parole review? TBPP uses several factors when granting parole. Find out what factors affect parole.
The ongoing federal government “shut down” is affecting our federal prisons. The lack of funds is causing a shortage in staffing, cancelled visitations, reduced medical care, and reduced food quality.
The number of granted Texas paroles are increasing due to decreased budget and public sentiment towards alternatives to incarceration.
Former Texas prison official pleads guilty to third-degree felony tampering charge for planting screwdrivers in an inmate’s cell, receives no jail time.
A Texas inmate denied adequate medical treatment for a deadly flesh-eating bacteria has filed a lawsuit against TDCJ.
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Beginning in the Spring of 2019, the Texas prison system will start providing inmates with missing teeth 3D-printed dentures.
The one thing that prisoners have is plenty of time and not enough to do to fill it. In addition, the holiday season is particularly hard since it really drives home the fact they are missing from their loved ones.
Now that Turkey Day is over, everyone is now busy shopping with the retailers playing Christmas music, decorating their stores, and doing everything possible to get you into the holiday spirit but inside the prisons it is just another endless stretch of sad days for most of the prisoners, missing their family and trying to find a way to prevent boredom until they are released.
Donations are being accepted for graduation caps and gowns for 64 graduating inmates at TDCJ’s Neil Unit.