Articles Tagged “TDCJ”

  • 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…

  • TDCJ Hiring Seminar

    Current hiring opportunities and career benefits for Correctional Officers with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice will be presented at a hiring seminar tonight at 6:30 at the Gib Lewis Unit located at 777 FM…

  • Issue Of Overuse Of Solitary Confinement At TDCJ Prisons Raised

    A report now out from the American Civil Liberties Union and the Texas Civil Rights Project says TDCJ overuses solitary confinement to the detriment of taxpayers, correctional officers, Texas communities and the prisoners whose mental…

  • Texas.Gov Website For Government Tasks Online

    With the new year upon us, Texas.gov is a great way to meet your resolution of being more organized. In just a few simple clicks, you can take care of many government tasks online. While…

  • Officer In TDCJ Bus Crash Released From Lubbock Hospital

    According to the website Everything Lubbock.com, TDCJ has reported that correctional officer Jason Self, who was injured in a bus crash near Penwell on January 14th, has now been released from Lubbock’s University Medical Center.…