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Cotulla Unit - General Information
Cotulla Unit - Contact Information
Items you CAN and CANNOT send to an inmate at Cotulla Unit
Cotulla Unit - Visiting Information (hours, rules & what to wear)
Hotels/Motels in Cotulla, Texas
Hospitality Houses near Cotulla Unit
Restaurants/Fast Food in Cotulla, Texas (Near Cotulla Unit)
Driving Directions to Cotulla Unit
Things to do near Cotulla Unit
Are phone calls allowed?
Parole Region and Board and IPO Contact information
Any transportation available to Cotulla Unit?
Miscellaneous FAQ's about what to expect at the Cotulla Unit: Information pending.

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Default Cotulla General Information | Texas Prison Unit

Cotulla Unit is a transfer facility that opened in July 1992. The unit houses a total of about 124 employees. The maximum capacity for this unit is 606 inmates. The unit houses G1 and G2 inmates. Cotulla Unit offers a variety of educational programs which are: Literacy/ Reading, CHANGES/Pre-Release, and English as a Second Language. They also offer Adult Education Programs upon availability. Some of the Community Work Projects that inmates participate in are provided to the city and county agencies, the area school district, and local organizations. In addition, volunteer initiatives include Substance Abuse Education, Life Skills, Religious/ Faith Based.
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Senior Warden: Phillip Bickham
Regional Director: Reynaldo Castro


CI Division Deputy Director: Rodney Cooper

Address:
610 FM 624
Cotulla, Texas 78014

Phone:
(830) 879-3077
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Default Cotulla Can/Cannot Send Items | Texas Prison Unit

You CAN send items such as:

-Newspapers, magazines, and books may be mailed directly from the publisher, publication supplier, or bookstore.

-Stationery, colored paper (cannot exceed 8 1/2" by 11"), carbon paper, writing tablets with no staple binding, and unstamped blank envelopes(nothing written on them not even inmate name or address) may also be sent directly from the vendor (Examples of vendors: Staples, Office Max, Office Depot, etc.)

You CANNOT send items such as:

- Food, clothing, jewelry, or toiletries.
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Default Cotulla Visitation Information | Texas Prison Unit

Visitation Hours:

Fridays- You may call and schedule an appointment to visit on Fridays

Saturdays or Sundays 8:00am-5:00pm

Rules:

The name of all visitors, with the exception of their attorney, and children under sixteen years old must be on the inmates' visitor list. Inmates are only allowed to add ten people to their visitor list.

Inmates are allowed a two hour visit every weekend. Only two adults are allowed per visit, and children are not counted in this limit. Children under the age of sixteen must be with an adult on the inmate's visitor list.

-Visitors may bring a small clear purse with $20.00 in coins to purchase snacks/ drinks from the vending machines during visitations. Do NOT take any paper currency.

- If you have infants, or small children you are allowed to bring a max of three diapers, baby wipes, and two baby bottles/sippy cups.

What to wear to visitation:

-Shirts, and shoes MUST be worn at all times.

-Female visitors must wear dresses, skirts, capri, or long pants. (Dresses, or skirts that are too short may require an approval by the correction officer.)

-Male visitors must wear long pants.

- Shirts, cut-offs, halter tops, undershirts, tank tops, as well as shirts and blouses of fishnet or transparent material are NOT allowed.

- Clothing that contains offensive language, or images is NOT allowed.

Who is eligible for Contact Visits?

- Immediate Family such as Natural or adoptive parents, steppparents or grandparents; spouses, natural or adopted children, stepchildren or grandchildren, natural, adoptive, or stepsiblings, aunts and/or uncles, and persons related by marriage if accompanied by immediate family member.

**Some inmates CANNOT have contact visits with children due to the nature of their offense. Please call the unit prior to visitation to confirm this.

Exceptions for Contact Visits:


-With prior approval from the unit warden, non-immediate family members may be allowed a contact visit if it is proven that the inmate has no immediate family that visits him.
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Default Cotulla Lodging Accomodations | Texas Prison Unit

Hotels in Cotulla:

La Salle Motel

601 N Main St # 1, Cotulla, TX
(830) 879-2703

Village Inn Motel
1110 FM 468, Cotulla, TX
(830) 879-2311

Cotulla Motel
301 N Main St, Cotulla, TX
(830) 879-2336

Cotulla Executive Inn
900 S IH 35, Cotulla, TX
(830) 879-2488

Harrison Enterprises
601 N Main St # 1, Cotulla, TX
(830) 879-2703
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Default Cotulla Restaurants | Texas Prison Unit

Restaurants in Cotulla, Texas:
Wendy's

35 W FM 468, Cotulla, TX
(830) 879-3343

Cotulla Dairy Queen
Ih 35 & FM 468, Cotulla, TX
(830) 879-2801

Mc Donald's
W FM 468 Rd, Cotulla, TX
(830) 879-4600


Peppers Grill
501 N Main St, Cotulla, TX
(830) 879-2904

Uncle Moe's Country Kitchen
418 S Main St, Cotulla, TX
(830) 879-9981

Chelsea's Bar-B-Q
309 Thornton, Cotulla, TX
(830) 879-2181

Meme's Style Pit BBQ
182 S IH-35, Cotulla, TX
(830) 879-2627
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Default Directions To Cotulla | Texas Prison Unit

Drive to Cotulla Unit:
Less than one mile east of Cotulla on FM 624 in LaSalle County


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Things to do in Cotulla, Texas:
There aren’t many things as far as tourist attractions are concerned, this is a very small town, seems to be quite interesting though.
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Default Cotulla Phone Calls | Texas Prison Unit

Phone calls are currently only allowed for a period of 5 minutes (with an Officer monitoring the call), every 180 days to the best of my knowledge. There are new phone systems and privaledges on the way, see related threads.

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Default Cotulla Parole Region, Board and IPO Contact Information | Texas Prison Unit

Institution Parole Office:
Beeville IPO
HCO2, Box 956
Bldg. 2040, 2nd Floor
Beeville, TX 78102
P: 361-362-6511
F: 361-362-6325

Regional and District Parole Offices:
Laredo DPO
6020 McPherson Rd., Suite 6
Laredo, Texas 78041
P: 956-724-1933
F: 956-724-2146
Regional Director:
Region IV
Mike Lozito
2902 NE Loop 410
San Antonio Metro Parole Complex
San Antonio, TX 78218
P: 210-564-3700
F: 210-564-3842
Assistant Regional Directors:
Region IV

Corpus Christi DPO
Jorge Fernandez
5233 HI-37, Suite A-6
Corpus Christi, Texas 78408
P: 361-888-5769
F: 361-888-4407

San Antonio DPO
Norma Greenfield
2902 NE Loop 410
San Antonio Metro Parole Complex
San Antonio, TX 78218
P: 210-564-3700
F: 210-564-3842

Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles:
San Antonio Board Office
2902 N.E. Loop 410, Suite #206
San Antonio, TX 78218
210-564-3721
210-564-3726 Fax

Jose L. Aliseda, Board Member
(Beeville) (2-1-09)*

Chuck Speier, Parole Commissioner

Edgar Morales, Parole Commissioner
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Default Cotulla Transportation Services | Texas Prison Unit

There are no transportation services to the Cotulla Unit that we're aware of at this time.

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