Hilltop Unit (HT) – Texas State Prison

Looking for someone locked up in Hilltop Unit (HT) – Texas State Prison? Hilltop Unit (HT) – Texas State Prison is a prison in the Texas state prison system, which is part of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. This site gives you about everything related to Hilltop Unit (HT) – Texas State Prison such as the following: How to locate an inmate here. Visitation information. The address and phone number. Mailing or sending money to an inmate. And much more…

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Hilltop Unit (HT) – Texas State Prison
Year Opened: 1981
Type: Female
State: Texas
County: Coryell
DOC: Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Security Level: G1 – G3, Outside Trusty
Warden Name: Octavious Black

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Contact Information

Here you will find the street address and mailing address for Hilltop Unit. Use the mailing address if you are mailing a package or letter to a prisoner at Hilltop Unit, and use the street address if you need to know the actual location of the prison.

Mailing Address

Make sure to read over the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures information below if you are going to send a package or letter to someone in prison to learn how to correctly address it, and follow the correct protocol for sending a letter or package. If you do not use the appropriate steps, the package or letter might not get delivered.

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID NUMBER
Hilltop Unit (HT) – Texas State Prison
1500 State School Road
Gatesville TX, 76598-2996

Street Address / Prison location

Address

Hilltop Unit (HT) – Texas State Prison
1500 State School Road
Gatesville TX, 76598-2996

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone: (**031)
Fax Number:

Map and Directions


Use the street address if you plan to visit a prisoner. Be sure to check the Inmate Visitation Schedule and Inmate Visitation Procedures headings below before you go to visit someone in prison at Hilltop Unit (HT) – Texas State Prison.

Hilltop Unit (HT) – Texas State Prison
1500 State School Road
Gatesville TX, 76598-2996

Directions

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Phone Number

Inmates don’t have phones, so you can’t call your inmate, however, there are cases when it might be useful to have the telephone number to the facility.
(**031)

State prison inmates can sometimes call out using:

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

Fax Number

Hilltop Unit (HT) – Texas State Prison inmates don’t have faxes, so you can’t fax inmates, but there are times when it is helpful to know the fax machine number to the prison.

Email Address

This is the main email address for Hilltop Unit (HT) – Texas State Prison. You cannot email prisoners at this address. If you are going to email a prisoner, check out the Inmate Email heading further down on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: Unit: 341
Trusty Camp: 212
Total Staff: 267

Inmate Email

To send a letter via email to an inmate you must follow an specific process to make sure that the letter gets to the inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

State prisoners don’t have access to the Internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are certain protocols that you must follow when sending mail to a state prison inmate. If you don’t follow the procedures then the mail might be returned to you.

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

Mail Monitoring

Hilltop Unit officials open and read and inspect all incoming general mail. Incoming general postal correspondence is read as frequently as is necessary to maintain security or watch any problems regarding a certain inmate.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

This is the format for how you must address a package or letter to a state prisoner at Hilltop Unit (HT) – Texas State Prison:

INMATE NAME AND INMATE ID NUMBER
Hilltop Unit (HT) – Texas State Prison
1500 State School Road
Gatesville TX, 76598-2996

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Inmate Money

Each prison has a Commissary that was created to provide inmates a bank-like account for inmate funds and for buying things not issued to inmates by the prison.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Family, friends, or other sources may deposit funds into these Commissary accounts by sending it by the U.S. Postal Service and Western Union.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends can to send prisoners funds by way of the mail and have to send it to the address below and follow the steps provided below:

The deposit must be a money order that is made out to the inmate’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You should use a post office money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be held for a 15-day hold period, and in this time the inmate will not get the money. The Bureau of Prisons will return any funds that don’t have valid inmate info if the envelope you sent it in has an adequate return address. Personal checks and cash will not be deposited so don’t send cash or checks.

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Inmate Locator

State prisoners are often transported to different correctional facilities throughout Texas, so sometimes you may have to look up the current location of an inmate using the inmate locator. Follow the link below to find an Texas prison inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other Texas state prisons: Texas State Prisons

Inmate Visitation

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

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every state prison has their own procedures for inmate visitation and these rules are changed frequently. The rules discussed here could be out of date since this was written, so you should also read Hilltop Unit (HT) – Texas State Prison’s site to read the most recent visitation rules.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The entrance officer will ensure all visitors sign the prisoner visitors log upon entering the facility and upon leaving.

Identification Required

Positive picture identification of visitors is required. Appropriate forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; but, a state picture ID is OK.

For all of the things shown below, check the actual prison facility site because this information is updated all the time:

  • 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 Hilltop Unit (HT) – Texas State Prison 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

Section about Hilltop Unit (HT) – Texas State Prison death row to be added later.

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

Parole

Details about Texas parole to be added later.

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 release procedures for Hilltop Unit (HT) – Texas State Prison to be added later.

Inmate Programs

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), Special Education, Title I, CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention, Parenting Seminar
Career and Technology Programs: Business Image Management & Multimedia, Diversified Career Preparation – Food Services
Central Texas College Academic
Additional Programs/Services: Adult Education Program (upon availability), Life Decisions Program, HIV Peer Education, The Women’s Story Book Project, Project RIO, Chaplaincy Services

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Prison Life

Details about what life is like at Hilltop Unit (HT) – Texas State Prison 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 Hilltop Unit (HT) – Texas State Prison photo section coming soon.

For example, photos of:

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

If you have any photos of Hilltop Unit (HT) – 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? Have experience? Have you worked at a correctional facility in the past?

If so, check out:

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Website

The official 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

Section about resources for family members of inmates at Hilltop Unit (HT) – Texas State Prison coming soon.

History

Hilltop Unit (HT) – Texas State Prison history coming soon.

Such as:

  • Famous Hilltop Unit (HT) – 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

Hilltop Unit (HT) – Texas State Prison Links

The official website:

Texas Department of Criminal Justice Links












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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Hilltop Unit (HT) – Texas State Prison

Have you ever spent any time in Hilltop Unit? Do you have a friend or family member that is a prisoner there? Have you ever been to visit someone at this prison?

If yes, then we would like you to leave a comment below about it. Tell us about what you experienced so that others can find out what to expect.

Things you can put in what you write:

  • Prison conditions
  • Prison layout and facility
  • Staff and guards
  • Food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Prisoner safety
  • Prison gangs
  • Programs and activities

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