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Private Facility Contract Monitoring/Oversight Division - Prison

John Cochran
Senior Warden

Moore, B. (BM)

ACA Accredited Unit Since May 2010


Billy Moore Correctional Center
8500 North FM 3053
Overton, TX 75684

Phone: (903) 834-6186

Location: Three miles north of Overton in Rusk County

Unit Full Name: Billy Moore Correctional Center

Senior Warden: John Cochran

Deputy Director of Operations: Tara Burson

Private Facility Contract Monitoring/Oversight Division Director: David Sweetin, Private Facility Contract Monitoring/Oversight Division

Date Unit Established or On Line: June 1995

Total Employees: 109

Security Employees: 70

Non-Security Employees: 20

Education Employees: 11

Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 8; Mental Health = 0

Inmate Gender: Male

Capacity: 500

Custody Levels Housed: G1, G2

Approximate Acreage: 210

Agricultural Operations: None

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None

Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: None

Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. Managed by UTMB.

Educational Programs: Adult Basic Education, GED, Life Skills; Vocational Programs: Custodial Maintenance; Electrical Trades; Painting and Home Decor; Short-Term Computer

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

Community Work Projects: None

Volunteer Initiatives: Religious/Faith-Based Studies and Activities

Operated by: Management and Training Corporation (MTC)