Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison

Do you know somebody locked up at Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison?  Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison is a state prison in the state prison system in Texas.  This guide will tell you all about everything one might want to know about Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison,like the following:  Find an inmate at Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison.  Visiting an inmate at this prison  The address and phone number at Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison  Sending money and mail.  And more…

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison
Year Opened: 1989
Type: Male
State: Texas
County: Wise
DOC: Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Security Level: G1, G2
Warden Name: David McComis

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Contact Information

Below is the street address and mailing address for Bridgeport Unit. Use the mailing address if you are going to send a letter or package to a prisoner at Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison, and be sure to use the street address if you need to know the physical location of Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison.

Mailing Address

Be sure to also read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures heading on this page before you mail something to a prisoner to make sure that you properly address the package or letter, and follow the appropriate steps for mailing a package or letter. If you don’t use the appropriate steps, it could not get to the inmate.

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID NUMBER
Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison
4000 North Tenth Street 
Bridgeport TX, 76426

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison
4000 North Tenth Street 
Bridgeport TX, 76426

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: (940) 683-3010 (**674)
Fax:

Map and Directions

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Use this address if you plan to visit a prisoner. You should read over the Inmate Visitation Schedule and Inmate Visitation Procedures sections below before you visit an inmate.

Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison
4000 North Tenth Street 
Bridgeport TX, 76426

Directions

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Phone Number

Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison prisoners don’t have telephones, so you can’t call an inmate, but, there are cases when it may be useful to have the telephone number to the facility.
(940) 683-3010 (**674)

State prison inmates are able to call out with:

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

Fax Number

State prison inmates don’t have fax machines, so you won’t get to fax the inmate, but there are cases when it might be necessary to have the fax machine number to Bridgeport Unit.

Email Address

The email address below is the primary email address for the prison. You can’t email prisoners at this email address. If you need to email an inmate, read the Inmate Email information on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: 520
Total Staff: 116

Inmate Email

To send an email message to a prisoner at Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison you must use a specific process to ensure that the message is received by the inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Prison inmates don’t have access to the Internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are special rules that you must follow when mailing a package or letter to a state prisoner. If you don’t follow the procedures then the letters and packages might not get delivered.

before you send a letter or package, be sure to read the sections below:

Mail Monitoring

Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison employees will open and read and inspect all incoming general mail and packages. Received general correspondence is read as frequently as is deemed necessary to keep security or monitor any problems confronting inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

This is the correct format for how you must address a package or letter to a state prisoner at Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison:

INMATE NAME AND INMATE ID
Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison
4000 North Tenth Street 
Bridgeport TX, 76426

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Inmate Money

Each prison has a Commissary which serves to provide prisoners a bank type account for prisoner money and for purchasing things not issued by the prison.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Friends, family, or other people may add funds into these accounts by sending it by Western Union and the U.S. Postal Service.

Via U.S. Postal Service: Inmates’ families and friends can to send prisoners funds by way of postal mail and must send it to the following address and follow the steps written below:

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

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Inmate Locator

Prisoners are often transported to different correctional facilities around the state, so sometimes you might need to find the current location of an inmate using the inmate locator. Follow the link here to locate a 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 Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison, be sure that you know the following information:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every prison has its own procedures for visitation and they are changed frequently. The procedures listed below could be changed since this was written, so make sure to also read Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison’s site to read the most recent visitation rules.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

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

Identification Required

Positive picture ID of visitors will be required. The best forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; although, a state issued photo I.D. is OK.

For all of the things shown below, go to the official Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison site as this info is changed often:

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

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Prison Records

Info about Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private 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 Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private 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 process 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

Details about getting released from Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison to be added later.

Inmate Programs

Educational Programs: Adult Basic Education, GED, Life Skills
Vocational Programs: Computer Education
Additional Programs/Services: Faith Based Dormitory, Adult Education Program (upon availability), Project RIO, Chaplaincy Services, Crime Stoppers

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Prison Life

Information about what life is like at Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison to be added later.

  • 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 Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison coming soon.

Photos

A photo section coming.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison.

If you have any photos of Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private 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 prison? Do you have any prior experience? Have you worked at a prison in the past?

If so, click here: Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison Jobs

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Website

The official website: Bridgeport 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

Details about family resources will be posted ASAP.

History

A Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison history section coming.

Such as:

  • Famous Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private 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

Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison Links

The official website: Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison Website
Bridgeport 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 Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison

Have you ever been incarcerated at Bridgeport Unit (BR) – Texas Private Prison? Do you know anybody that is a prisoner there? Have you ever visited an inmate there?

If so, then please write a review about it. Write down your prison experience because other people can learn what to expect.

Things you could include in what you write:

  • Facility conditions
  • Facility and layout
  • Guards and prison staff
  • Commissary and food
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Prisoner safety
  • Gangs
  • Activities and programs

If you are currently incarcerated at Bridgeport Unit, leave your address if you want to receive letters from people.


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