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Articles by DG "Tex" Hoffman

Texas Prison Warehouses (Letter)

by : D.G. "Tex" Hoffman

The Texas Dept. of Corrections operates the nation's second largest prison system after California, including 20 transfer facilities. Transfer facilities are Texas' answer to overcrowded county jails; the first facility was built in mid- 1994 when jails were overflowing with state prisoners.

Transfer facilities consist ...