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Default William R. Boyd Unit - Texas State Prison

Boyd (BY)

Correctional Institutions Division - Prison

ACA Accredited Unit Since January 1998

Unit Full Name: William R. Boyd Unit

Unit Address and Phone Number: 200 Spur 113, Teague, TX 75860-2007 (254) 739-5555 (**051)

Unit Location: Four (4) miles west of Fairfield on Highway 84, Spur 113 in Freestone County

Senior Warden: Edgar Baker

Regional Director: Robert Eason, Region II

CI Division Deputy Director: William L. Stephens

Date Unit Established or On Line: August 1992

Total Employees *: 330

Security Employees *: 227

Non-Security Employees *: 55

Windham Education Employees *: 22

Contract Medical and Psychiatric Employees *: Medical = 23; Psychiatric = 3

Offender Gender: Male

Maximum Capacity*: 1,330

Custody Levels Housed: G1, G2, G4, Safekeeping

Approximate Acreage: 734

Agricultural Operations: Security Horses/Dogs, Unit Garden

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: Stainless Steel Plant

Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: Windham Region II Administrative Office; Laundry Services provided to local Texas Youth Commission facility

Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental and mental health services with 12 wheelchair accommodated cells. Telemedicine Services available. All services on a single level, including handicapped showers. Managed by UTMB

Special Treatment Programs: Physically Handicapped Offender Program (PHOP)

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), Special Education, CHANGES/Pre-Release, English as a Second Language, Cognitive Intervention, Life Matters, Career and Technology Programs: Automotive Specialization (Transmission), Construction Carpentry, Landscape Design, Construction and Maintenance

Additional Programs/Services: Adult Education Program (upon availability), HIV Peer Education, Project RIO, Reentry Planning, Chaplaincy Services

Community Work Projects: Services provided to city and county agencies, local organizations, the Texas Department of Transportation and Texas Parks and Wildlife

Volunteer Initiatives: Substance Abuse Education, Support Groups, Life Skills, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities

* Data as of July 31, 2010

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