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Correctional Institutions Division - Prison

Rodger Bowers
Senior Warden

Wynne (WY)

ACA Accredited Unit Since August 2008


John M. Wynne Unit
810 FM 2821
Huntsville, TX 77349

Phone: (936) 295-9126 (**020)

Location: On FM 2821 West and Hwy 75 North in Walker County

Unit Full Name: John M. Wynne Unit

Senior Warden: Rodger Bowers

Regional Director: Daniel Dickerson, Region I

Deputy Division Director: Eric Guerrero

Date Unit Established or On Line: 1883

Total Employees: 480

Security Employees: 323

Non-Security Employees: 115

Windham Education Employees: 16

Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 23; Mental Health = 3

Inmate Gender: Male

Capacity: Unit: 2,300, Trusty Camp: 321

Custody Levels Housed: G1-G5, Security Detention, Outside Trusty

Approximate Acreage: 1,396 (Co-located with Holliday)

Agricultural Operations: Wynne and Holliday work in cooperation: Edible and Field Crops, Egg Laying Operation, Farm Shop, Regional Pest Control, Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, Swine Finishing Operation, and Veterinary Clinic. Wynne assists Goree Unit in the Horse Breeding Program.

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: Computer Recovery Facility; License Plate Plant; Mattress Factory; Sign and Plastics Facility; Graphics Facility; Mechanical Department (Diesel Engine Repair, Wrecker Service, Tire Operations); Food Service Warehouse, Freight Terminal

Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: Scent-Specific Canines; Narcotic Canines; Human Remains Detection (HRD) Canines; Windham School District Administrative Headquarters, Regional Office and Warehouse; Laundry services provided for the Holliday Unit.

Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. Digital Medical Services (DMS), electronic specialty clinics, and CPAP accommodating housing available. Managed by UTMB.

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), Special Education, CHANGES/Pre-Release; Career and Technology Programs: Computer Maintenance Technician; Diesel Mechanics; Small Engine Repair; Welding; Lee College Vocational: Truck Driving; Welding; Advanced Welding

Additional Programs/Services: Faith-Based Dormitory, House Church Program, Adult Education Program (upon availability), Life Decisions Program, Peer Education, Reentry Planning, Chaplaincy Services, GO KIDS Initiative

Community Work Projects: Services provided to city and county agencies and local organizations.

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