Gainesville State School Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: November 17, 2022
1379 FM 678, Gainesville, TX, 76240

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Gainesville Gap, Texas is home to the Gainesville State School. The Gainesville State School known as the supermax penitentiary. The Wallens Ridge Prison can house around 1,200 inmates at once. The Gainesville State School will only house adult male inmates.

There are some inmates in the Gainesville State School that have multiple life sentences. To be honest, many inmates Gainesville State School carry long sentences.

Within the last decade, the Gainesville State School this facility is now a focal point when it comes to human rights watch groups. Gainesville State School is all for the practice of keeping inmates in the facility close to seeing family and friends. They notice that keeping them far away from family and friends are a danger to the inmate’s mental well-being.

The Gainesville State School was in a documentary called “Up the Ridge” back in 2006. This documentary highlights many issues the Gainesville State School faces.

However, in 2014, one of the Gainesville State School correctional officers was arrested. The correctional officer was selling drugs and sold some drugs to an undercover officer.

The Gainesville State School does not come equipped with a special population like most other state prisons do. The Gainesville State School does not partake in the Texas Correctional Enterprise program. But things in the Wallen Ridge State Prison is changing. The prison is expected to start participating in the Texas Correctional Enterprise program real soon. However, the Wallen Ridge State Prison is also in the works of creating many new programs while updating various aspects of their programs in the future.

If you want to visit an inmate in Gainesville State School, you will need to be put on the inmate’s approved visitor list. You can get put on the inmate’s approved visitor list by having the inmate put you on there while they are going through the booking and processing process. Inmates will have the opportunity to add visitors to the list at any time as well.

For inmates to transfer to a lower-security facility, they will need to have shown good behavior in the last 24 months.

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Gainesville State School
1379 FM 678, Gainesville, TX, 76240

Gainesville State School Prison Information

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Jail Name Gainesville State School
Jail Type State Prison
Authority: Texas Department of Criminal Justice
State Texas
County Cooke County
Address 1379 FM 678, Gainesville, TX, 76240
City Gainesville
Zip 76240
Phone 940-665-0701


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