Michael Unit (MI) – Texas State Prison

Looking for somebody in prison at Michael Unit (MI) – Texas State Prison?  Michael Unit (MI) – Texas State Prison is a state prison in the Texas state prison system.  This page tells you about everything a person needs to know about Michael Unit (MI) – Texas State Prison such as the following:  Find an inmate at Michael Unit (MI) – Texas State Prison.  How to visit Michael Unit (MI) – Texas State Prison inmates.  The address and phone number at Michael Unit (MI) – Texas State Prison  Mailing or sending money to an inmate.  And much much more…

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Michael Unit (MI) – Texas State Prison
Year Opened: 1987
Type: Male
State: Texas
County: Anderson
DOC: Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Security Level: G1-G5, Administrative Segregation, Outside Trusty, Safekeeping
Warden Name: Todd Foxworth

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Contact Information

Here is the street address and mailing address for Michael Unit (MI) – Texas State Prison. Use the mailing address if you are going to mail a package or letter to a prisoner at Michael Unit, and be sure to use the street address if you want to know the physical location of Michael Unit.

Mailing Address

Make sure to check the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures information on this page before you mail a package or letter to a prisoner to learn how to correctly address the letter or package, and use the right steps for sending a package or letter. If you do not follow the correct protocol, the package or letter might get sent back.

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID
Michael Unit (MI) – Texas State Prison
2664 FM 2054 
Tennessee Colony TX, 75886

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Michael Unit (MI) – Texas State Prison
2664 FM 2054 
Tennessee Colony TX, 75886

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone: (903) 928-2311 (**036)
Fax:

Map and Directions


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Use the street address if you are visiting an inmate. You should read over the Inmate Visitation Schedule and Inmate Visitation Procedures information further down on this page if you are going to go to visit an inmate.

Michael Unit (MI) – Texas State Prison
2664 FM 2054 
Tennessee Colony TX, 75886

Directions

Four (4) miles south of Tennessee Colony on FM 2054 in Anderson County

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Phone Number

Michael Unit (MI) – Texas State Prison inmates don’t have phones, so you won’t be able to call an inmate, however, there are some times when it is necessary to know the telephone number to Michael Unit (MI) – Texas State Prison.
(903) 928-2311 (**036)

Inmates can sometimes make phone calls with:

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

Fax Number

Inmates don’t have fax machines, so you can’t fax an inmate, but there might be times when it is useful to have the fax number to the prison.

Email Address

The email address listed below is the primary email for the facility. You cannot email individuals at this email. If you are going to send an email to an inmate, read the Inmate Email information further down on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: Unit: 2,900
Trusty Camp: 321
Total Staff: 834

Inmate Email

To email a letter to a prisoner you must use an specific procedure to make sure that the letter gets to the inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

State prisoners are not allowed to access the web.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are certain steps that are necessary to follow when sending postal mail to a state prisoner. If you don’t follow these rules then the letters and packages might not make it there.

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

Mail Monitoring

Institution guards open and inspect all incoming general correspondence. Received general postal correspondence may be read as frequently as is deemed necessary to ensure security or watch a problem having to do with an inmate.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Here is the correct format for how you have to address a package or letter to a state prison inmate at Michael Unit:

INMATE NAME & REGISTER NUMBER
Michael Unit (MI) – Texas State Prison
2664 FM 2054 
Tennessee Colony TX, 75886

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Inmate Money

Each prison has a Commissary which serves to provide inmates a bank-like account for inmate funds and for purchasing things not provided by the prison.

How to Send an Inmate Money

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

Via U.S. Postal Service: Inmates’ families and friends can to send inmates funds by way of postal mail and have to send funds to the address below and do so in accordance with the rules shows below:

The money must be a money order that is made out to the prisoner’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 that are processed through the National Lockbox will be placed on a 15-day holding period, in which the inmate will not have access to the money. The Bureau of Prisons will return to the sender money orders that do not have valid inmate information but only if the envelope you sent it in has a return address. Checks and cash will not be deposited to the inmate’s account so don’t send any cash or checks.

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Inmate Locator

State prisoners are from time to time transported to various correctional facilities around the state, so you might need to locate the current location of an inmate using the inmate locator. Click the link here to look up an 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 go to visit an inmate at Michael Unit (MI) – Texas State Prison, you must be aware of this information:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every state prison has their own rules for inmate visitation and these policies change regularly. The procedures listed here might be out of date now, so be sure to also go to Michael Unit (MI) – Texas State Prison’s official website to find the most up to date visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The entrance officer ensures each visitor signs the prison visitors log when they enter the prison and also when they leave.

Identification Required

Positive picture ID of all visitors is required. Acceptable forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; however, a state picture I.D. is OK.

For everything shown below, check out the official prison website 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

Section about Michael Unit (MI) – Texas State Prison prison records coming.

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 Michael Unit (MI) – 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

Details about Texas parole coming.

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

Info about getting released from Michael Unit (MI) – Texas State Prison coming soon.

Inmate Programs

Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), Special Education, CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention, Life Matters
Career and Technology Programs: Automotive Specialization (Electronics), Piping Trades/Plumbing, Sheet Metal
Trinity Valley Community College Academic
Trinity Valley Community College Vocational: Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Data Processing, Horticulture, Masonry. Adult Education Program (upon availability), HIV Peer Education, Project RIO, Reentry Planning, Chaplaincy Services, Community Tours, Crime Stoppers

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Prison Life

Info about prison life coming soon.

  • 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 news section to be added later.

Photos

A Michael Unit (MI) – Texas State Prison photo section to be added later.

For example, photos of:

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

If you have any photos of Michael Unit (MI) – 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 job at a correctional facility? Have any prior experience? Have you worked at a prison previously?

If so, click here: Michael Unit Jobs

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Website

The official website: Michael 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:

  • 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

More information about family resources coming.

History

A section with the history of Michael Unit (MI) – Texas State Prison coming.

Such as:

  • Famous Michael Unit (MI) – 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

Michael Unit (MI) – Texas State Prison Links

The official website: Michael Unit (MI) – Texas State Prison Website
Michael Unit (MI) – 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 Michael Unit (MI) – Texas State Prison

Have you ever spent any time in Michael Unit (MI) – Texas State Prison? Do you have a family member or friend that is an inmate there? Have you ever visited a prisoner at this correctional facility?

If you have, then please tell us about it. Write about your prison experience so that other people can find out what to expect.

Things you can include in what you write:

  • Prison conditions
  • Facility layout and facility
  • Prison staff and Guards
  • Prison food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Inmate safety
  • Prison gangs
  • Prisoner activities and programs

If you are currently incarcerated here, leave your address if you want people to be able to mail you.


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Comments

  1. Mary D says:

    I would like to kno info of my brother Cornelius j b he have not wrote me back in a month now in that’s not like him

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