Articles Tagged “TDCJ”

  • Bryan Collier Named New TDCJ Executive Director

    The Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) has a new incoming Executive Director. Bryan Collier, the agency’s Deputy Executive Director, was appointed to the top position by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice during their…

  • Falk Trial to be Moved

    The Huntsville Item reported that Tuesday in 278th Judicial District Court Senior Judge Bill McAdams granted a change of venue motion that was filed by the attorney’s of John Ray Falk, Jr.  Falk is accused…

  • TDCJ Held Fallen Officers Ceremony Friday

    The TDCJ Fallen Correctional Officers Ceremony was held Friday morning on the grounds of the Texas Prison Museum in front of the Sesquicentennial Plaza. This year’s ceremony honored TDCJ correctional officer Timothy Davison who was…

  • TDCJ Executive Director Brad Livingston Retiring

    Executive Director of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Brad Livingston, announced Friday afternoon to the Texas Board of Criminal Justice his decision to retire after leading the agency for nearly 12 years. Livingston is…

  • EMS Calls to TDCJ Making Less Money for County

    Just to keep Commissioners updated at Monday morning’s Commissioners’ Court meeting, EMS director John Nabors discussed the financial issues with the EMS calls to TDCJ facilities and changes in the contract . . . .…

  • John Ray Falk, Jr. Back In Court

    John Ray Falk, Jr. returned to 278th Judicial District Court Wednesday. Falk was part of an escape from TDCJ that resulted in the death of TDCJ officer Susan Canfield eight years ago. Falk has pleaded…

  • Greyhound & Bus Station Issues Discussed At Last Council Session

    At this week’s city council session, the issue with Greyhound’s possible plan to end their lease with the local bus station was discussed. The station is an important hub for TDCJ prisoner release as they…

  • Program To Offer Peer Mentor Training For Veterans

    Sam Houston State University’s Veterans Resource Center is teaming up with Tri-County Behavioral Healthcare to provide Military Veteran Peer Network basic training for those who want to become a peer mentor on Friday (Aug. 7)…

  • Housing Hays County Inmates In Walker County Jail Discussed By Commissioners

    At Monday’s Commissioners’ Court special session, contracting with Hays County to house Hays County inmates in the Walker County Jail was discussed. Jail administrator, Captain Steve Fisher, addressed the court regarding the agreement under process…

  • Bus Pick Up Change For TDCJ Releasees Discussed At Tuesday’s Council Session

    A new kind of bus pick up for TDCJ releasees from near the Huntsville Unit was discussed by councilmembers Tuesday night. It was a “First Reading” of the agenda item–meaning no decision was to be…