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All About Texas Department of Criminal Justice

This page provides useful resources for individuals seeking information regarding the Department of Criminal Justice in Texas. This site also features criminal justice degree information for the states adjacent to Texas: New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana.


Jurisdiction of Texas

Correctional Institutions

  • Correctional Institutions Division: Texas Department of Criminal Justice The Correctional Institutions Division, or CID, is a culmination of the state jail, private facilities and institutional divisions. The CID is located in Huntsville, Texas. Rick Thaler is acting director of the CID.
  • Organizational Structure of the Texas Criminal Justice Department: Correctional Institutions Division An organizational chart showing departments within the correctional division including an outlining of operations along with the title of the person directing the operation.
  • Correctional Institutions Division Region I Michael Upshaw is the regional director for facilities within region one which includes the following units: Byrd, Duncan, Eastham, Ellis, Estelle, Ferguson, Goodman Transfer, Goree, Holliday, Huntsville, Lewis, Polunsky and Wynne. (Huntsville, Texas)
  • Correctional Institutions Division Region II Brian Rodeen is the regional director for facilities within region two which includes the following units: Beto, Boyd, Coffield, Cole, Gurney Transfer, Hodge, Hutchins, Johnston, Michael, C. Moore Transfer, Powledge, Skyview and Telford. (Tennessee Colony, Texas)
  • Correctional Institutions Division Region III Paul Morales is the regional director for facilities within region three which includes the following units: Central, Clemens, Darrington, Gist, Henley, Hightower, Jester I, Jester III, Jester IV, Kegans, LeBlanc, Lcyhner, Plane, Ramsey, Scott, Stiles, Stringfellow, Terrell, Vance and Young Medical. (Rosharon, Texas)
  • Correctional Institutions Division Region IV Robert Eason is the regional director for facilities within region four which includes the following units: Briscoe, Connally, Cotulla Transfer, Dominguez, Fort Stockton Transfer, Garza East Transfer, Garza West Transfer, Glossbrenner, Lopez, Lynaugh, McConnell, Ney, Sanchez, Segovia, Stevenson and Torres. (Beeville, Texas)
  • Correctional Institutions Division Region V Bruce Zeller is the regional director for facilities within region five which includes the following units: Allred, Baten, Clements, Dalhart, Daniel, Formby, Jordan, Montford, Neal, Roach, Rudd Transfer, Smith, Tulia Transfer, Wallace, Ware Transfer, Western Region Medical and Wheeler. (Plainview, Texas)
  • Correctional Institutions Division Region VI Gilbert Campuzano is the regional director for facilities within region six which includes the following units: Crain, Halbert, Hamilton, Havins, Hilltop, Hobby, Hughes, Luther, Marlin, Middleton Transfer, Mountain View, Murray, Pack, Robertson, San Saba, Sayle, Travis County and Woodman. (Austin, Texas)
  • Texas Department of Criminal Justice: Parole Division Stuart Jenkins is the director of the parole division for the Texas Department of criminal justice. (Austin, Texas)
  • Texas Department of Criminal Justice: Victim Services Division Angie McCown is the director of the victim services division for the Texas Department of criminal justice. (Austin, Texas)
  • Texas Department of Criminal Justice: Rehabilitation Programs Division Madeline Ortiz is the director of the rehabilitation programs division for the Texas Department of criminal justice. (Huntsville, Texas)
  • Texas Youth Committee Program and facility information for the Texas juvenile corrections agency.

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