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Correctional Institutions Division - Prison

Timothy Hooper
Senior Warden

Dalhart (DH)

ACA Accredited Unit Since August 2007


Dalhart Unit
11950 FM 998
Dalhart, TX 79022

Phone: (806) 249-8655 (**072)

Location: Four miles west of Dalhart on Hwy 54 and one mile south on FM 998 in Hartley County

Unit Full Name: Dalhart Unit

Senior Warden: Timothy Hooper

Regional Director: Lonnie "L.E." Townsend, Region V

Deputy Division Director: Richard Babcock

Date Unit Established or On Line: February 1995

Total Employees: 237

Security Employees: 168

Non-Security Employees: 45

Windham Education Employees: 7

Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 17; Mental Health = 0

Inmate Gender: Male

Capacity: 780

Custody Levels Housed: G1, G2, G4

Approximate Acreage: 1,520 (Additional 559 leased acres)

Agricultural Operations: Contract Farming and Grazing, Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, Unit Garden

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None

Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: Scent-Specific Canines

Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical and dental services. Telemedicine Services and CPAP accommodating housing available. Managed by Texas Tech.

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

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

Community Work Projects: Services provided to city and county agencies, area school districts, and local organizations.

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