Texas state law allows the general public to track an inmate’s parole status, and as long as you have the inmate’s basic information, you can request a status by phone, through their database or by sending an email to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.Continue Reading
Make sure you have the full name of the inmate, his Texas Department of Criminal Justice or state ID number and a date of birth.
Requests for the parole status of an offender can be made over the phone by calling one of justice department's telephone numbers.
Parole status can be verified online by entering the offender’s information. This index can only be used for current inmates.
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice maintains a list of all correctional units operating in Texas online at TDCJ.State.TX.US. Included in that list are all state-operated units, as well as those maintained by the Corrections Corporation of America, The GEO Group and the Management and Training Corporation.Full Answer >
Criminal records in Texas can be accessed on the Texas Department of Public Safety's website through the conviction database. Requests for criminal records and court documents in Texas can also be requested in person at the corresponding county courthouse's records office.Full Answer >
As of 2015, federal law prohibits all local, long-distance and wireless telephone service providers from releasing a customer's records without authorization, unless a law enforcement agency requests the data using the approved method. The regulations also prohibit the release of a user's records to the user without proper identification.Full Answer >
To use the online TDCJ inmate locator, visit the Texas Department of Criminal Justice website and access the Offender Information Search. The search tool requires the input of personal information including the offender's name, state identification number or the TDCJ number.Full Answer >