Tag Archives: texas prison

What 2019 Holds for Texas Parole Now

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.

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 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.

3 Texas Prison Officials Charge with Destroying Evidence at Eastham Unit

Three Texas prison officials have been arrested and charged with attempting to destroy evidence at the Eastham Unit.

Texas Prisons Eliminate Solitary Confinement as Punishment

Texas correctional officials eliminated the use of solitary confinement as a punishment for prison rule-breakers.

Texas Inmates Return to Jester III and Vance Units

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

Visitation Restrictions Labor Day Weekend

Texas inmate visitation restrictions for Texas Department of Criminal Justice for Labor Day weekend due to flooding from hurricane Harvey.

Temperatures Are Rising in Texas Prisons

Summer is almost here and that means temperatures in the units are climbing so now is the time to prepare a Texas parole packet.

Medical and Dental Visits While in Prison

All TDCJ inmates have the right to at least some medical and dental care while in a TDCJ prison.

What are the TDCJ Custody Levels Assigned to an Offender?

All offenders are assigned a custody level upon entering TDCJ.  Custody levels determine where an offender can be housed and amount of freedom.

How to Find Texas Parole Status Information

Find an inmate. Free inmate locator for TDCJ, Federal Bureau of Prisons and other Texas jails.

Cell Phones in Prison and How They Can Affect Parole

Cell Phones in Prison The prison systems are now taking the position that the #1 problem in the facilities are contraband cell phones. To support their case they are arguing the cell phones create a "danger" of escape, being used to arrange