Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility

Are you looking for someone locked up at Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility?  Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility is a correctional institution in the Texas state prison system.  This page tells you about anything one might want to know about Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility:  How to locate an inmate here.  Visiting an inmate at this prison  The prison’s address and phone number.  Sending money and mail.  And lots more.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility
Year Opened: 1992
Type: Male
State: Texas
County: La Salle
DOC: Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Security Level: G1, G2, Transient
Warden Name: Tony Samaniego

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Contact Information

Below you will find the mailing address and street address for Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility. Use the mailing address if you are mailing a letter or package to an inmate at Cotulla Unit, and use the street address if you need to know the physical location of the prison.

Mailing Address

You should read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures information below before you send something to an inmate to make sure that you properly address the item, and do the right steps for sending a letter or package. If you don’t use the appropriate protocol, the letter or package could not get delivered.

INMATE NAME AND REGISTER NUMBER
Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility
610 FM 624 
Cotulla TX, 78014

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility
610 FM 624 
Cotulla TX, 78014

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone: (830) 879-3077 (**061)
Fax:

Map and Directions

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Use this address if you plan to visit a prisoner. Make sure to also read the Inmate Visitation Schedule and Inmate Visitation Procedures headings further down on this page before you visit an inmate at Cotulla Unit.

Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility
610 FM 624 
Cotulla TX, 78014

Directions

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Phone Number

State prison inmates can’t take phone calls, so you won’t be able to call an inmate, but, there are cases when it may be useful to have the telephone number to Cotulla Unit.
(830) 879-3077 (**061)

Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility inmates may be able to make phone calls with:

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

Fax Number

Cotulla Unit prisoners don’t have faxes, so you won’t be able to send a fax to your inmate, but there are cases when it might be useful to know the fax number to the prison.

Email Address

This email address is the main email address for Cotulla Unit. You can’t contact individuals at this email. If you want to find out how to send an email to an inmate, check out the Inmate Email information on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: 606
Total Staff: 129

Inmate Email

To email a letter to an inmate at Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility you must follow an specific process to make sure that the email letter gets to the inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

State prisoners can’t access the internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are certain steps that are necessary to follow when mailing postal mail to a state prisoner. If you do not then the letters and packages might be returned to you.

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

Mail Monitoring

Prison staff open and read and inspect all received general packages and mail. Incoming general mail is able to be read as frequently as deemed necessary to maintain safety and security or watch a problem regarding a certain inmate.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Below is the format for how you should address a package or letter to a state prison inmate at Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility:

INMATE NAME AND REGISTER NUMBER
Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility
610 FM 624 
Cotulla TX, 78014

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Inmate Money

Each prison has a Commissary that was created to provide prisoners a bank type account for inmate monies and for purchasing things not provided by the prison.

How to Send an Inmate Money

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

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends are able to send inmates funds through the mail and must send the money to the address below and do so in accordance with the rules shows below:

The funds must be in the form of a money order that is made out to the prisoner’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. It is advisable to use a postal money order, since all non-postal money orders that are processed through the National Lockbox will be kept for a 15-day hold, during which the prisoner will not have access to the funds. The Bureau of Prisons will send back funds that don’t have appropriate prisoner information but only if the envelope it was sent it has a return address. Checks and cash can’t be accepted so do not send any checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

State prison inmates are often moved to different prison facilities in the state, so you may have to locate the current location of an inmate using the inmate locator. Follow the link here to look up an Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other Texas state prisons: Texas State Prisons

Texas Department of Criminal Justice Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit an inmate at Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility, make sure you be aware of this info:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every Texas state prison has their own policies for prisoner visitation and they change regularly. The information below could be changed when you are reading this, so you should also go to Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility’s official website to find the most recent rules for visitation.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The entrance guard will ensure all visitors sign the inmate visitors log when entering the correctional facility and upon departure.

Identification Required

Photo ID of visitors is required. Appropriate forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; but, a state picture I.D. is acceptable.

For all of the points listed below, go to the actual correctional facility website because this information is changed frequently:

  • 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

Information about Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility 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

Section about Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility death row coming soon.

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Parole

More information about Texas parole process 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

Info about release procedures will be posted ASAP.

Inmate Programs

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), Reading, CHANGES/Pre-Release, English as a Second Language
Additional Programs/Services: Adult Education Program (upon availability), Chaplaincy Services

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Prison Life

Information about prison life 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 section on news at Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility to be added later.

Photos

A section with photos of Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility coming.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility.

If you have any photos of Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Trying to find a job at a correctional facility? Do you have experience? Have you worked at a prison facility in your previous job?

If so, check out: Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility Jobs

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Website

The official website: Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility 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:

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

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Family Resources

More information about resources for family members of inmates at Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility to be added later.

History

A Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility history section to be added later.

Such as:

  • Famous Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility 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

Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility Links

The official website: Cotulla Unit Website
Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility 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 Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility

Have you ever spent any time in Cotulla Unit (N4) – Texas Transfer Facility? Do you know anybody there? Have you ever been to visit someone at this correctional facility?

If so, then we would like you to write a review about it. Tell us about what you experienced because others will know what to expect.

Things you might want to write in the review:

  • Facility conditions
  • Facility and layout
  • Guards and staff
  • Commissary and food
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Safety
  • Gang activity
  • Inmate activities and programs

If you are currently an inmate at this prison, post your mailing address if you want people to be able to mail you.


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