Persons sentenced to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ
) in Harris County are processed through the Harris County Sheriff’s Office “TDCJ” Section.
Sentenced persons are transferred upon notification by the TDCJ
. The HCSO’s “TDCJ” Section also tracks persons in custody of the Harris County Sheriff's Office for parole violations.
- The TDCJ Main Information line is (936) 437-8035
- The TDCJ Release Information line is 1-800-535-0283.
- TDCJ's Parole Division – Houston Office – (713) 685-7100.