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Correctional Institutions Division

Plans and Operations

The Plans and Operations Department provides support to divisional leadership by coordinating all security-related policies, operational plans, and assisting with the tracking and implementation of legislation. Additionally, this department serves as the liaison to other state agencies and governmental officials, conducts research and evaluation, manages the CID Web page and distributes information concerning emergency preparedness. Plans and Operations audits, coordinates, and trains staff in the community work project process. This department also manages the offender drug testing program, to include training and technical support and compilation of statistical reports.


Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Correctional Institutions Division
Plans and Operations
Jennifer Patteson
PO Box 99
Huntsville, TX 77342-0099
Phone: (936) 437-8407
Fax (936) 437-8411