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Texas Department of Criminal Justice Press Releases

19 Press Releases
  • Published on November 2, 2021 - 15:16 GMT

    TDCJ to Rename Three Facilities

    TDCJ Administrative Headquarters Complex to Brad Livingston Administrative Headquarters Brad Livingston Administrative Headquarters The Texas Department of Criminal Justice Administrative Headquarters in Huntsville is in a complex known as the BOT, named …

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  • Published on August 30, 2021 - 22:28 GMT

    TDCJ to Rename Three Prison Units

    TDCJ Administrative Headquarters Complex to Brad Livingston Complex Brad Livingston Complex The Texas Department of Criminal Justice Administrative Headquarters in Huntsville is in a complex known as the BOT for its previous owner, Brown Oil Tools, a …

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  • Published on August 16, 2021 - 14:30 GMT

    Tablet Program Coming Soon to Inmate Population

    Inmates in Texas prisons will soon have access to secure tablets that are able to deliver educational, vocational, religious, and legal materials along with messaging and numerous other programs. At the Friday meeting of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice …

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  • Published on July 12, 2021 - 18:14 GMT

    Summaries of selected legislation passed by the 87th Legislature

    HB 5 by Rep. Trent Ashby - Relating to the expansion of broadband services to certain areas. The new law will encourage the broadband development office to examine broadband service needs relating to public safety, which includes the needs of TDCJ, when …

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  • Published on June 25, 2021 - 18:27 GMT

    2021 Fallen Officer's Memorial Ceremony

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  • Published on June 21, 2021 - 20:02 GMT

    Volunteer Visits Resume

    The Texas Department of Criminal Justice is continuing to make changes to the resumption of face-to-face volunteer services. All services must be scheduled in advance through your respective unit chaplains. Please note that no services will be allowed …

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  • Published on June 21, 2021 - 20:02 GMT

    2019-2020 Governor's Volunteer Awards

    Texas Department of Criminal Justice | PO Box 99 | Huntsville, Texas 77342-0099 | (936) 295-6371

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  • Published on June 16, 2021 - 22:16 GMT

    COVID-19 Latest Updates

    June 15, 2021 The Texas Department of Criminal Justice regrets to inform you of the death of three inmates connected to the coronavirus. 69-year old Paul Wayne Leone died January 19, 2021, at a local hospital in Wichita Falls. He was transported from the …

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  • Published on June 16, 2021 - 22:16 GMT

    TDCJ Remote Video Visitation

    The Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) has implemented two remote video visitation systems, Securus and Tablet Video Visitation to help families and friends stay in touch with inmates on select correctional facilities. See the lists below to …

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  • Published on March 10, 2021 - 00:52 GMT

    TBCJ Approves Legislative Appropriations Request

    During the 212th meeting of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice (TBCJ) held telephonically this morning the nine board members unanimously approved a 3.6-billion-dollar annual budget in the Legislative Appropriations Request for the Texas Department of …

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  • Published on March 10, 2021 - 00:52 GMT

    Summary of FY 2022-23 General Appropriations Bill, as Introduced

    Statement from Executive Director Bryan Collier The House and Senate versions of the general appropriations bill were recently filed. The following is a short summary of the proposed budget specific to TDCJ. I appreciate the work policymakers have devoted …

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  • Published on November 11, 2020 - 00:17 GMT

    TDCJ Remembers 9/11

    Texas Department of Criminal Justice | PO Box 99 | Huntsville, Texas 77342-0099 | (936) 295-6371

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  • Published on September 25, 2020 - 19:48 GMT

    COVID-19 Testing Information

    You can now access all of TDCJ’s testing information optimized for either desktop or mobile viewing in one location. This data will continue to be updated often. It now includes information and testing results from the TDCJ Strike Team mass testing of …

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  • Published on August 31, 2020 - 15:46 GMT

    TDCJ resuming normal operations after Hurricane Laura

    Your browser does not support the video tag. August 27, 2020 – The Texas Department of Criminal Justice assessment teams are finished assessing facilities in East and Southeast Texas and offenders who had been evacuated are returning to units. Damage …

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  • Published on August 27, 2020 - 22:50 GMT

    TDCJ Assessing Situation after Hurricane Laura Landfall

    August 27, 2020 – The Texas Department of Criminal Justice assessment teams are in Southeast and East Texas assessing facilities in the wake of Hurricane Laura. Early indications are that facilities did not experience any significant damage. Currently, the …

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  • Published on August 27, 2020 - 15:10 GMT

    TDCJ Prepared for Hurricane Laura

    August 26, 2020 – The Texas Department of Criminal Justice is continuing to prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Laura which is now a major hurricane. All 21 units in the possible path or impact zone of the storm are on high alert or have been evacuated. …

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  • Published on August 26, 2020 - 20:01 GMT

    TDCJ Continues Preparation for Hurricane Laura

    August 25, 2020 – The Texas Department of Criminal Justice is continuing to prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Laura. There are additional evacuations of more than 200 offenders from the Carole Young Unit in Dickinson. The BAMBI (Baby and Mother Bonding …

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  • Published on August 25, 2020 - 23:47 GMT

    Storms in the Gulf Prompt Evacuations at Several TDCJ Units

    August 24, 2020 – The Texas Department of Criminal Justice is evacuating three secure facilities and a portion of a fourth facility, along with three residential facilities in the Beaumont and Jasper areas in preparation for Tropical Storm Marco and what …

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  • Published on July 13, 2020 - 19:54 GMT

    TDCJ Deploying Asymptomatic Testing

    Tuesday, May 12, 2020 Testing is one key to stopping the spread of COVID-19. Thanks to Texas Governor Greg Abbott and with the help of the Texas Department of Emergency Management, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) this week is beginning a …

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