How do you find out when an inmate will be released in Texas?

You can find out an inmate’s projected release date by calling the TDCJ’s offender locator line at (936) 295-6371 or the general information line at (800) 535-0283. In order to find out the release date by phone, supply either the inmate’s TDCJ number or the full name and exact birth date.

How do I find out who someone’s parole officer is in Texas?

If you know the individual is on parole, call the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Parole Division at 512-406-5250. Provide the identifying information you have for the individual and ask for the contact details for her parole officer.

How do I contact parole board in Texas?

Pardons and Paroles, Texas Board of (BPP)*

  1. (512) 936-6351.
  2. Fax: BPP Austin Central Office: (512) 406-5482.

How long does it take to be released after being granted parole in Texas?

After receiving your parole certificate, it can be anywhere from two to four weeks before you receive an actual release date and named release facility. After receiving your release date, you should then expect actual transfer and release within four to seven days.

How accurate is projected release date TDCJ?

While he may think his release on that projected date is a foregone conclusion, TDC statistics should tell you that his actual chance of release is less than 1 in 2.

What is the parole process in Texas?

The Parole Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice identifies offenders six months prior to their initial parole eligibility, and four months prior to subsequent review dates, and directs the case file to be pulled for review. Notice is sent to trial officials, victims, and victim family members.

How do I find out someone’s TDCJ number?

If you do not know their number you can find it through the online inmate search at or by phone at (936) 295-6371 or (800) 535-0283.

How do I write a letter to the parole board in Texas?

Be sure to include the offender’s name and TDCJ number. Send letters to: TDCJ – Parole Division, Attention: Correspondence, P.O. Box 13401, Capitol Station, Austin, TX 78711. Q: Will a large number of petitions and letters make more of a difference to the parole panel than just a few?

What are the rules for parole in Texas?

Texas law says that offenders for non-3g crimes become parole-eligible when they have served actual calendar time plus good conduct time equaling 25 percent of the sentence or 15 years (the lesser of the two). No one can predict when an individual convicted of a non-3g crime will be released from custody.

How long does it take for the parole board to make a decision in Texas?

Two to four weeks
A: Two to four weeks. Q: How does the releasee get the decision? A: The Parole Division sends a parole officer to deliver the Board’s decision to the offender.