You can go to the online Texas Inmate Search Page and put in the last name and at least the first letter of the first name. The next screen will give you a list of Texas prison inmates, their TDCJ numbers, projected release date and unit of assignment. (Don't forget to disable your pop up blocker or it won't work!)
You can also receive Texas inmate search information by email.The following information is available but be specific in your email what you are requesting:
(Projected release date is determined by the offense date and the nature of the offense. Offenses committed prior to 9-1-96, that are by Law eligible for Mandatory Supervision, will be released on their projected release date if they are not paroled.
committed 9-1-96 or after, that are by Law eligible for Mandatory
Supervision, will be released at the discretion of BPP. For Texas
inmates not approved for release by BPP, or that are not eligible for
Mandatory Supervision, the projected release date will be their
E-mail to this address:email@example.com
Use the offender's full name and 7-digit TDCJ number. If you do not know the TDCJ number, provide the exact date of birth (if date of birth is not known, provide their approximate age and county of conviction).
Please include Texas inmate's name in subject line of e-mail.
There is no charge for this service.
TDCJ inmate search requests by telephone can be made asking for general information or parole status for Texas inmates.
Offender Locator/General Information Line - Huntsville, (936) 295-6371, or (800) 535-0283.
Offender parole review status line (prior to being voted by the BPP to be released) - Board of Pardons and Paroles status line at (844) 512-0461.
Offender parole release status line (after being voted by the BPP to be released) - Parole Division status line in Austin (512) 406‑5202. Must have TDCJ or SID# or date of birth.
Do you realize there are over 5000 pages on the website of the Texas
Dept of Corrections? I have selected the most helpful information about
Texas inmates for you and have put them on the Important Info Page on the TDCJ website.
As of January, 2017 there were 243 Texas inmates on death row. 237 are men and 6 are women. The TDCJ website has a listing of inmates on death row as well as a lot of historical information concerning the death penalty in Texas. See the Texas Death Row Information Page.
If you are interested in investigating criminal records in Texas, click here. You can find options for free and paid searches.
City of Arlington
City of Baytown
City of Beaumont
El Paso County
City of El Paso (Arrests: DWI, Family Violence, Prostitution, Auto Theft)
Kerr County (Jail Bond Records)
Tom Green County
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