Articles Tagged “TDCJ”

  • 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…

  • TDCJ LOOKING FOR CO APPLICANTS

    The Texas Department of Criminal Justice is still seeking qualified applicants to serve the department as correctional officers. According to the TDCJ website, qualified applicants could be eligible for a $4000 sign on bonus. Applicants…

  • United Criminal Justice Employees of Texas President Olsen Credits TDCJ Director For Raises

    President of the United Criminal Justice Employees of Texas, Brian Olsen, recently acknowledged TDCJ’s director in being very instrumental in new raises for TDCJ employees . . . .   Mr. Olsen said his group…

  • John Ray Falk, Jr. Reindicted

    The Huntsville Item reports that John Ray Falk, Jr., who was originally indicted by a grand jury in Walker County in 2008 for the slaying of TDCJ correctional officer Susan Canfield, has been re-indicted for…

  • Ceremony Held For TDCJ Fallen Officers Friday

    The Texas Department of Criminal Justice honored all those who have lost their lives in the line of duty with a memorial service Friday. TDCJ officials, local dignitaries and correctional staff, as well as the…

  • TDCJ Fallen Correctional Officers Remembered Today

    TDCJ is scheduling a special annual event this morning. Spokesperson Robert Hurst updates us . . . .   In Texas, all TDCJ facilities host an employee appreciation day culminating in a memorial service held…

  • Texas Baptist Men To Feed TDCJ Officers & Employees

    As we informed you yesterday, The Texas Baptist Mens’ Organization is here to show appreciation for 5,000 TDCJ employees this week by feeding 5,000 of them at their facilities today and tomorrow. At First Baptist…

  • Texas Baptist Men Bringing Meals To TDCJ Employees

    In celebration of National Correctional Officers And Employees Week, over one hundred members of the Texas Baptist Men’s organization and additional volunteers will be feeding approximately 5,000 TDCJ employees this week at Walker County prison…

  • Leatherland Sentencing Plea Deal Reached

    Thirty-seven-year-old Todd Leatherland pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in January of 60-year-old Linda Bradham at her home on FM 1374. This past week in 278th District Court in a regard to a plea bargain to…

  • TDCJ Pay Raise Under Consideration In Austin

    In our legislature in Austin, things seem to be moving forward for a pay raise for TDCJ correctional officers. We checked in with local AFSCME correctional officer union leader Lance Lowry, and he says, “The…