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Private Facility Contract Monitoring/Oversight Division - Prison

Pete Coffin
Senior Warden

Bell (CV)

ACA Accredited Unit Since January 2005


Oliver J. Bell Unit
P.O. Box 1678
Cleveland, TX 77328

Phone: (281) 592-9559

Location: 901 East Fifth Street, one quarter mile north of downtown Cleveland in Liberty County

Unit Full Name: Oliver J. Bell Unit

Senior Warden: Pete Coffin

Deputy Director of Operations: Tara Burson

Private Facility Contract Monitoring/Oversight Division Director: Allison Dunbar, Private Facility Contract Monitoring/Oversight Division

Date Unit Established or On Line: September 1989

Total Employees: 134

Security Employees: 89

Non-Security Employees: 28

Education Employees: 11

Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 6; Mental Health = 0

Inmate Gender: Male

Capacity: 520

Custody Levels Housed: G1, G2

Approximate Acreage: 39

Agricultural Operations: None

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None

Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: None

Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical and dental services. Telemedicine Services available. Managed by UTMB.

Educational Programs: Adult Basic Education, GED, Pre-GED, Life Skills, Pre-Release Classes, Counseling and Pre-Employment Curriculum; Lee College Vocational: Micro-Computer Applications

Additional Programs/Services: Adult Education Program (upon availability), Peer Education, Chaplaincy Services, Faith-Based Dormitory, Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP)

Community Work Projects: Services provided to local organizations.

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

Operated by: Management and Training Corporation (MTC)