Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison

Know somebody in Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison?  Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison is a state correctional institution in the state prison system in Texas.  This guide tells you about anything related to Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison,like the following:  Learn how to locate an inmate.  Visitation information.  The prisons’s phone number and address.  Mailing or sending money to an inmate.  And lots more.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison
Year Opened: 1995
Type: Male
State: Texas
County: Karnes
DOC: Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Security Level: G1 – G5, Administrative Segregation
Warden Name: Kenneth Bright

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Contact Information

Here you have the mailing address and street address for Connally Unit. Use the mailing address if you are going to send a package or letter to someone at Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison, and make sure to use the street address if you need to know the actual location of Connally Unit.

Mailing Address

You should also read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures information below before you mail a package or letter to a prisoner to make sure that you properly address the letter or package, and use the correct steps for mailing a package or letter. If you do not follow the appropriate steps, the letter or package could not get delivered.

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID
Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison
899 FM 632 
Kenedy TX, 78119

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison
899 FM 632 
Kenedy TX, 78119

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone: (830) 583-4003 (**068)
Fax Number:

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Use this address if you plan to visit a prisoner. Make sure to read the Inmate Visitation Schedule and Inmate Visitation Procedures information on this page before you try to visit someone in prison at Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison.

Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison
899 FM 632 
Kenedy TX, 78119

Directions

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Phone Number

Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison prisoners don’t have phones, so you won’t be able to call inmates, but, there are times when it may be helpful to know the phone number to the prison.
(830) 583-4003 (**068)

Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison inmates can sometimes call out using various methods:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

Inmates don’t have access to fax machines, so you won’t be able to fax a letter to prisoners, but there might be times when it may be helpful to have the fax machine number to Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison.

Email Address

This is the main email address for Connally Unit. You won’t be able to email prisoners using this email. If you want to send an email to an inmate, go to the Inmate Email heading further down on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: 2848
Total Staff: 719

Inmate Email

To email a letter to an inmate you must use an exact procedure to ensure that the email message gets to the prisoner.

Inmate Internet Access

Prisoners are not permitted to access the internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are special steps that you must follow when sending postal mail to a inmate. If you don’t follow these rules then the letters and packages might be returned to you.

Before you send a package or letter, make sure to read the sections below:

Mail Monitoring

Correctional facility employees will open and inspect and read all received general postal correspondence. Received general packages and mail can be read as frequently as deemed necessary to maintain security and safety or watch problems regarding inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

This is the correct format for how you must address mail to a state prisoner at Connally Unit:

INMATE NAME AND INMATE ID
Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison
899 FM 632 
Kenedy TX, 78119

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Inmate Money

Each prison has a Commissary which was created to provide an account for inmate monies and for purchasing things not issued to inmates by the correctional facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Family, friends, or other sources can send funds to these accounts by sending it by the U.S. Postal Service and Western Union.

Via U.S. Postal Service: Inmates’ families and friends can to send prisoners money in postal mail and must send funds to the following address and do so in accordance with the rules shows below:

The deposit have to be in the form of a money order that is made out to the inmate’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. It is best if you use a postal money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be kept for a 15-day hold, in which the prisoner will not have access to the depsoit. The Bureau of Prisons will return any funds that don’t have appropriate prisoner information provided the envelope has a return address. Cash and personal checks won’t be deposited to the prisoner’s account so don’t send checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

State prison inmates are from time to time changed to various correctional facilities throughout the Texas prison system, so sometimes you might need to find the location of an inmate using the inmate locator. Follow the link below to look up an Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other Texas state prisons: Texas State Prisons

Texas Department of Criminal Justice Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison, make sure you be aware of the following information:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every Texas state prison has their own procedures for prison visits and these policies change regularly. The rules below may be different now, so be sure to also check Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison’s website to find the most up to date visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The front entrance officer ensures every visitor signs the prisoner visitors log when entering the institution and also when they leave.

Identification Required

Photo identification of visitors will be required. Appropriate forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; although, a state issued photo ID is acceptable.

For everything listed below, check out the main correctional facility site as this information is updated frequently:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Childred, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

Details about Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison records to be added later.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

Details about Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison death row will be posted ASAP.

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Parole

Details about Texas parole procedures to be added later.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

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Release

Info about getting released from Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison to be added later.

Inmate Programs

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention,
Career and Technology Programs: Construction Carpentry; Electrical Trades; Piping Trades/Plumbing
Additional Programs/Services: Adult Education Program (upon availability), HIV Peer Education, Project RIO, Reentry Planning, Chaplaincy Services, Crime Stoppers

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Prison Life

Details about what life is like at Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison will be posted ASAP.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

News

A section on news at Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison will be posted ASAP.

Photos

A Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison photo section to be added later.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison.

If you have any photos of Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Are you trying to find a correctional facility job? Do you have any prior experience? Have you worked at a correctional facility in your previous job?

If so, check out: Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison Jobs

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Website

The official website: Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison Website

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • The right to protection from the accused.
  • The right to notification.
  • The right to attend proceedings.
  • The right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • The right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • The right to restitution.
  • The right to a speedy trial.
  • The right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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Family Resources

Info about family resources available at Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison to be added later.

History

Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison history coming soon.

Such as:

  • Famous Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Links

Information About Other Texas State Prisons: Texas State Prisons

Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison Links

The official website: Connally Unit Website
Connally Unit Jobs

Texas Department of Criminal Justice Links

Texas Department of Criminal Justice Main Website
Texas Department of Criminal Justice Prison Directory
Texas Department of Criminal Justice Prison Map
Texas Department of Criminal Justice Prison Jobs
Texas Department of Criminal Justice Prison Inmate Search
Texas Department of Criminal Justice Most Wanted

Texas Department of Criminal Justice Victim Services
Texas Department of Criminal Justice Visitation Policies
Sending Money to a Texas State Prison Inmate
JPay Services for Texas State Prison Inmates
Sending Mail to Texas State Prison Inmates
Sending Packages to Texas State Prison Inmates
Texas State Prison Inmate Phone Calls

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison

Have you ever been incarcerated at Connally Unit (CY) – Texas State Prison? Do you know someone that is a prisoner there? Have you ever been to visit an inmate there?

If you have, then we would like you to tell us about it. Write about your experience so other people will know what to expect.

Things you might want to write in your review:

  • Prison conditions
  • Prison facility and layout
  • Guards and staff
  • Food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Prisoner safety
  • Gang activity
  • Prisoner programs and activities

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