What is the gist unit in Texas?

The Larry Gist State Jail is a mixed-custody facility for male inmates located in Beaumont, Texas. This jail opened in 1994 and is operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. It can house a maximum of 2,276 inmates.

What does G4 mean in TDCJ?

The principal custody designations for Institutional offenders are General Population Level 1 (G1), General Population Level 2 (G2), General Population Level 3 (G3), General Population Level 4 (G4), General Population Level 5 (G5) and maximum (administrative segregation) custody.

What is a G5 in TDCJ?

General Population Level 5 (J5) Refers to offenders who have assaultive or aggressive disciplinary records. G5 or J5 custody offenders shall live in cells. They may not work outside the security fence without direct, armed supervision.

Where are TDCJ inmates released?

Male offenders may be released from the Huntsville Unit, the Clements Unit in Amarillo, the Robertson Unit in Abilene, Hutchins State Jail near Dallas, or the McConnel Unit in Beeville. Higher risk offenders will still be released from the Huntsville Unit.

What does 11d mean in TDCJ?

D The record indicates that the offender is a confirmed member of one of the TDCJ-CID designated security threat group. 11. OTHER. A or D Write an explanation. TEXAS.

What is a pen pack?

Almost every inmate looks forward to their “Pen Package”. A Pen Package is a list of personal effects that the inmate can possess (also called their “Personal Effects”). These items may seem trivial in the real world but are very important in prison. They help the inmate cope with his/her surroundings.

What is an i 60 TDCJ?

A. A lawsuit that has been filed and has not terminated in the courts. For the purposes of the correspondence rules, an inmate will submit an I-60 to the law library supervisor requesting approval to correspond with an incarcerated co-party.

What is TDCJ projected release date?

The projected release date occurs when an offender’s actual time served plus time earned is equal to the length of their sentence. On that date the parole board will make a determination as to whether the offender should be released to mandatory supervision.