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Publications

The following TDCJ publications are either webpages, text files, Word documents, or Excel documents, or have been converted into PDF files. For accessibility issues, follow this link.

Administrative Review & Risk Management

Advisory Council on Ethics

Annual Review

Business & Finance

Criminal Justice Connections Newsletter - employee newsletter

Community Justice Assistance Division - publications pertinent to adult probation

Correctional Institutions Division

Executive Administrative Services

Health Services

Human Resources

Internal Audit

Manufacturing, Agribusiness and Logistics Division

Office of the General Counsel

Parole Division

PREA Ombudsman

Reentry and Integration Division

Texas Board of Criminal Justice

Meeting agendas, schedules and minutes of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice, the governing body for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

Texas Correctional Office on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments (TCOOMMI)

Summarizes the accomplishments and challenges of TCOOMMI during the biennium.

Victim Services

  • Integrated Victim Services System (IVSS) Portal User Guide

  • Victim Services Division FY 2018 Annual Report
  • Victim Services Division FY 2017 Annual Report
  • Victim Services Division FY 2016 Annual Report
  • Victim Services Division FY 2015 Annual Report
  • Victim Services Division FY 2014 Annual Report
  • Victim Services Division FY 2013 Annual Report
  • Victim Services Division FY 2012 Annual Report
  • Victim Services Division FY 2011 Annual Report
  • Victim Services Division FY 2010 Annual Report

  • VIS County Observation Study

  • Crime Victim Assistance Standards - a publication developed to aid law enforcement officers and attorneys representing the State of Texas

  • Do You Know Your Additional Rights As a Crime Victim? - a brochure listing crime victims’ rights that are in addition to the rights found in Chapter 56.02, Texas Code of Criminal Procedure

  • It’s Your Voice - a brochure that explains how the Victim Impact Statement is used in the criminal justice process including its importance and use during court proceedings and the parole review process. English/Español

  • Murder: This Could Never Happen to Me – a printable handbook for families of murder victims and persons who assist them.

  • Texas Crime Victim Clearinghouse (TxCVC) (PDF) - a brochure listing the services offered by the TDCJ VSD TxCVC.

  • Texas Crime Victims' Rights (PDF) - a brochure listing the legal definition of a crime victim and crime victims’ rights found in the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure art. 56.01-.021. English/Español

  • Texas Victim Resource Directory – please click the link to search the online directory for resources in Texas serving victims of crime. The directory is searchable by crime type, services provided, organization type, organization name, and city or county.

  • Victim Impact Statement (VIS) – please click the link for printable documents related to the VIS.

  • Victim Offender Mediation Dialogue (VOMD) - a brochure listing the services offered by the TDCJ VSD VOMD program.

  • Victim’s Informer - a quarterly newsletter that contains information on new and innovative services for crime victims.

  • Your Rights; Your Voice; Your Participation - a brochure listing the services offered by the TDCJ Victim Services Division. English/Español


  • How to Order VSD Publications or Receive the Victim’s Informer newsletter: