35-year-old man pronounced dead at 7:07 p.m. at Allred Unit with injuries consistent with a physical altercation.
2019 will be a great year. We anticipate the release of two new books and a 2019 update on How To Prepare a Texas Parole Packet.
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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A Texas Corrections Officer in Huntsville has been arrested for the death of an inmate after the inmate spit on him.
Three Texas prison officials have been arrested and charged with attempting to destroy evidence at the Eastham Unit.
Texas correctional officials eliminated the use of solitary confinement as a punishment for prison rule-breakers.
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
Texas inmate visitation restrictions for Texas Department of Criminal Justice for Labor Day weekend due to flooding from hurricane Harvey.
Summer is almost here and that means temperatures in the units are climbing so now is the time to prepare a Texas parole packet.
All TDCJ inmates have the right to at least some medical and dental care while in a TDCJ prison.
All offenders are assigned a custody level upon entering TDCJ. Custody levels determine where an offender can be housed and amount of freedom.
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