Three correctional officers returned to work this week after being investigated for use of excessive force stemming from a March 2nd incident.
An inmate at the Jasper County Jail died this week from possible heat exhaustion.
A federal judge approved a settlement for a class action lawsuit requiring Texas to install air conditioning in the Wallace Pack Unit in Navasota, Texas.
Texas authorities are investigating dozens of disciplinary reports against inmates at the Ramsey Unit in Rosharon, Texas after a report of a quota system that required correctional officers to write up prisoners or face disciplinary actions.
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 the benefit of the children and to keep the family unit together as much as possible.
According to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, more than a dozen prisoners at the Wynne Unit in Huntsville, Texas are on a hunger strike. The hunger strike is a protest for the lockdown of…
Visitation Cancelled at Byrd (F28), Terrell (E2, A3), Willacy (3B) units due to illness for March 31-April 1, 2018
Texas Department of Criminal Justice has agreed to modify its policies regarding the treatment of LGBTQ offenders to comply with the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act. The modifications are part of a settlement from a 2014 civil rights by an LGBTQ ex-inmate who alleged she was raped and beaten while incarcerated.
Visit our site for visitation restrictions or cancellations for all Texas prisons for the weekend of March 17-18, 2018.
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice has banned more than 10,000 books due to security reasons. These books which are banned not by security guards but by mail room employees. It seems these book could be used to help inmates make a weapon, plot an escape, or spark an uprising.
One question that is on the minds of many Texas felons is are they allowed to vote? The answer is “yes”, as long as they meet the qualifications.
The new 2018 edition of How to Prepare a Texas Parole Packet contains updated information concerning the parole board members, address and phone changes, 2017 year-end statistics, updated scores used in the Parole Guidelines Calculator, and other important information.
Find out the rules when TDCJ allows family members of some inmates to request an inmate transfer to facility closer to their residence.
Texas correctional officials eliminated the use of solitary confinement as a punishment for prison rule-breakers.
TexasParoleNow.com has learned that many prison units in Texas are experiencing mail delays due to Hurricane Harvey.
Now is the time to prepare a Texas parole packet. TexasParoleNow offers easy, step-by-step instructions on how to prepare a Texas Parole Packet.
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.
Severe weather prompted the evacuation of nearly 6,000 inmates from five prisons, three half-way houses and two treatment facilities in Texas.
The TDCJ announce they would start evacuating prisoners from its Vance and Jester III units due to rising flood waters.