McConnell Unit (ML) – Texas State Prison

Do you know someone in McConnell Unit (ML) – Texas State Prison?  McConnell Unit (ML) – Texas State Prison is a correctional facility in the Texas state prison system, which is part of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.  This page will tell you all about anything a person needs to know about McConnell Unit (ML) – Texas State Prison,such as:  How to locate an inmate.  Visiting an inmate here.  The address and phone number.  How to send mail and money to an inmate at McConnell Unit (ML) – Texas State Prison.  And much more…

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General Prison Information

Official Name: McConnell Unit (ML) – Texas State Prison
Year Opened: 1992
Type: Male
State: Texas
County: Bee
DOC: Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Security Level: G1-G5, Administrative Segregation, Safekeeping, Transient
Warden Name: Lorie Davis

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Contact Information

In this section you have the mailing address and street address for McConnell Unit. Use the mailing address if you are mailing a letter or package to an inmate there, and make sure to use the physical address if you need to know the actual location of the prison.

Mailing Address

Be sure to also read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures heading further down on this page before you send a letter or package to someone in prison to learn how to correctly address the item, and use the correct protocol for mailing a letter or package. If you do not use the correct protocol, the letter or package might not get to the inmate.

INMATE NAME AND INMATE ID NUMBER
McConnell Unit (ML) – Texas State Prison
3001 South Emily Drive 
Beeville TX, 78102

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

McConnell Unit (ML) – Texas State Prison
3001 South Emily Drive 
Beeville TX, 78102

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone: (361) 362-2300 (**048)
Fax:

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Use this address if you are going to visit a prisoner. Make sure to read the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule headings on this page before you go to visit someone in prison at McConnell Unit (ML) – Texas State Prison.

McConnell Unit (ML) – Texas State Prison
3001 South Emily Drive 
Beeville TX, 78102

Directions

One (1) mile east of the Beeville city limits off Hwy 181 in Bee County

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Phone Number

State prison inmates don’t have phones in their cells, so you won’t get to call your inmate, but, there are some times when it might be necessary to have the phone number to McConnell Unit.
(361) 362-2300 (**048)

State prison inmates are able to make phone calls using various methods:

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

Fax Number

State prison inmates don’t have access to fax machines, so you can’t fax a letter to an inmate, but there are times when it is useful to know the fax machine number to the facility.

Email Address

The email address below is the main email for the facility. You cannot reach prisoners using this email address. If you are going to email an inmate, go to the Inmate Email information further down on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: 2900
Total Staff: 733

Inmate Email

To send a letter via email to an inmate at McConnell Unit (ML) – Texas State Prison you must use an exact process to ensure that the message gets to the inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

State prisoners do not have access to the internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are special protocols that you have to follow when mailing a letter or package to a prisoner. If you don’t follow the procedures then what you sent might not be received.

Before you send a package or letter, be sure to read the information below:

Mail Monitoring

Correctional facility officials will open and read and inspect all received general correspondence. Incoming general mail and packages can be read as frequently as is necessary to keep security and safety or watch any problems regarding inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Below is the proper format for how you have to address a package or letter to an inmate at McConnell Unit (ML) – Texas State Prison:

INMATE NAME AND INMATE ID NUMBER
McConnell Unit (ML) – Texas State Prison
3001 South Emily Drive 
Beeville TX, 78102

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Inmate Money

Every state correctional institution has a Commissary that was created to provide inmates a bank type account for prisoner funds and for purchasing things not issued regularly by the prison.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Friends, family, or other people can send money into these Commissary accounts by sending it by Western Union or by mail.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends can to send prisoners money in postal mail and will have to send money to the address below and follow the steps shows below:

The money have to be in a money order made out to the inmate’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. It is best if you use a post office money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be subject to a 15-day holding period, and during this hold period the prisoner will not get the depsoit. The Bureau of Prisons will send back funds that don’t have correct prisoner information provided the envelope you sent it in has a return address. Checks and cash cannot be deposited to the prisoner’s account so do not send cash or checks.

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Inmate Locator

State prisoners are frequently moved to different prison facilities around the state, so you may have to locate the current location of an inmate using the inmate locator. Click on the link here to locate an state prisoner.
Inmate Search

To find other Texas state prisons: Texas State Prisons

Texas Department of Criminal Justice Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit McConnell Unit (ML) – Texas State Prison, you must know this information:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every prison has their own policies for inmate visitation and these rules get changed regularly. The rules listed below might be out of date since this was written, so be sure to also go to McConnell Unit (ML) – Texas State Prison’s official website to find the most recent rules for visitation.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The visitation guard will make sure each visitor signs the prison visitors log before they enter the visitation area and upon leaving.

Identification Required

Photo identification of visitors will be required. The best forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; however, a state photo ID is OK.

For all of the things shown below, check out the official prison site because this information is updated often:

  • 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

Information about McConnell Unit (ML) – Texas State Prison prison records will be posted ASAP.

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 McConnell Unit (ML) – Texas State Prison death row coming soon.

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

Parole

Information about Texas parole procedures will be posted ASAP.

For example:

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

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

Release

Section about getting released from McConnell Unit (ML) – Texas State Prison will be posted ASAP.

Inmate Programs

Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, English as a Second Language, Cognitive Intervention
Career and Technology Programs: Custodial Technician
Coastal Bend College Academic
Coastal Bend College Vocational: Auto Mechanics, Construction Carpentry; Data Processing. Adult Education Program (upon availability), HIV Peer Education, Project RIO, Reentry Planning, Chaplaincy Services, Community Tours

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Prison Life

Section about life at McConnell Unit (ML) – Texas State Prison coming.

  • 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 McConnell Unit (ML) – Texas State Prison news section coming.

Photos

A photo section coming.

For example, photos of:

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

If you have any photos of McConnell Unit (ML) – 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 looking for a correctional facility job? Do you have experience? Have you worked at a correctional facility in the past?

If so, go to: McConnell Unit Jobs

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Website

The official website: McConnell Unit 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:

  • Victims have the right to protection from the accused.
  • Victims have the right to notification.
  • Victims have the right to attend proceedings.
  • Victims have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • Victims have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • Victims have the right to restitution.
  • Victims have the right to a speedy trial.
  • Victims have 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.

Click here to tell about all about it

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Family Resources

Details about resources for family members of inmates at McConnell Unit (ML) – Texas State Prison will be posted ASAP.

History

McConnell Unit (ML) – Texas State Prison history coming soon.

Such as:

  • Famous McConnell Unit (ML) – 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

McConnell Unit (ML) – Texas State Prison Links

The official website: McConnell Unit (ML) – Texas State Prison Website
McConnell Unit (ML) – Texas State Prison 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 McConnell Unit (ML) – Texas State Prison

Have you ever spent any time at McConnell Unit? Do you have a family member or friend that is an inmate there? Have you ever been to visit a prisoner at this correctional facility?

If you have, then please leave a comment below about it. Tell us about what you experienced so other people can find out what to expect.

What to put in what you write:

  • Prison conditions
  • Prison layout and facility
  • Prison staff and Guards
  • Prison food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Safety
  • Gang activity
  • Activities and programs

If you are a prisoner here, include your mailing address if you would like people to be able to send you a letter.


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