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Federal Prison Problems Due to Trump’s Shutdown

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.

A Decrease in Budget is a Factor in More Texas Paroles Being Granted

Decrease Budget a Factor in More Paroles Being Granted

The number of granted Texas paroles are increasing due to decreased budget and public sentiment towards alternatives to incarceration.

Prison Sergeant Pleads Guilty to Planting Screwdriver But Will Not Face Jail Time

Prison Official Plants Screwdriver in Inmate's Cell

Former Texas prison official pleads guilty to third-degree felony tampering charge for planting screwdrivers in an inmate’s cell, receives no jail time.

Texas Inmate Denied Medical Treatment for Flesh-Eating Bacteria Files Lawsuit

Micrograph of Flesh Eating Bacteria

A Texas inmate denied adequate medical treatment for a deadly flesh-eating bacteria has filed a lawsuit against TDCJ.

Merry Christmas …and Don’t Forget Those Inside!

We want to wish our readers a Happy Holiday season and to thank you for taking the time to read our articles and buy our books.

Texas to Provide 3D Printed Dentures to Inmates

Beginning in the Spring of 2019, the Texas prison system will start providing inmates with missing teeth 3D-printed dentures.

Still Time to Order Our Parole Book for Christmas!

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.

Christmas and Holidays in a Texas Prison

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

Neil Unit Needs Caps and Gowns for Graduating Inmates

Donations are being accepted for graduation caps and gowns for 64 graduating inmates at TDCJ's Neil Unit.

Texas Prison Guard Charged With Death Of Inmate

A Texas Corrections Officer in Huntsville has been arrested for the death of an inmate after the inmate spit on him.

The Most Important Part of a Parole Packet

If you’re a regular reader of this website then you’re likely aware of our book, How to Prepare a Texas Parole Packet. In that book, we set out the various parts of a parole packet and include examples of each.

Texas Removes Bachelor’s Program for Female Inmates But Not For Male Inmates

By 2020, TDCJ will eliminate all bachelor's degree programs for female inmates. Male inmates can still participate in bachelor's and master's programs along with 21 different job certifications.

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.

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