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Correctional Institutions Division - State Operated State Jail

Felipe Gonzalez
Senior Warden

Lopez (RL)

ACA Accredited Unit Since May 2006


Reynaldo V. Lopez State Jail
1203 El Cibolo Road
Edinburg, TX 78542

Phone: (956) 316-3810 (**103)

Location: Approximately ten miles north of Edinburg off Hwy 281 in Hidalgo County

Unit Full Name: Reynaldo V. Lopez State Jail

Senior Warden: Felipe Gonzalez

Regional Director: Elbert Holmes, Region IV

Deputy Division Director: Eric Guerrero

Date Unit Established or On Line: November 1997

Total Employees: 257

Security Employees: 192

Non-Security Employees: 39

Windham Education Employees: 13

Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 12; Mental Health = 1

Inmate Gender: Male

Capacity: 1,100 (903 TDCJ Inmates) (197 Confinees)

Custody Levels Housed: J1-J5, G1, G2, Transient

Approximate Acreage: 301 (Co-located with Segovia)

Agricultural Operations: Lopez and Segovia work in cooperation: Contract Farming, Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, and Unit Garden. Lopez participates in the Texas Second Chance Program.

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None

Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: None

Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. All services on a single level. Managed by UTMB.

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention; Career and Technology Programs: Construction Carpentry; Culinary Arts; Electrical Trades

Additional Programs/Services: Faith-Based Dormitory, Adult Education Program (upon availability), Reentry Planning, Chaplaincy Services, Community Tours, GO KIDS Initiative

Community Work Projects: Services provided to city agencies, the area food bank, and Texas Parks and Wildlife.

Volunteer Initiatives: Substance Abuse Education, Life Skills, Support Groups, Religious/Faith-Based Studies and Activities