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Correctional Institutions Division - Prison

Roger Boyd
Senior Warden

Middleton (NE)

ACA Accredited Unit Since May 2001


John Middleton Unit
13055 FM 3522
Abilene, TX 79601

Phone: (325) 548-9075 (**093)

Location: Eight miles northeast of Abilene in Jones County

Unit Full Name: John Middleton Unit

Senior Warden: Roger Boyd

Regional Director: Jerry Sanchez, Region VI

Deputy Division Director: Miguel Martinez

Date Unit Established or On Line: January 1994

Total Employees: 504

Security Employees: 366

Non-Security Employees: 93

Windham Education Employees: 10

Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 29; Mental Health = 6

Inmate Gender: Male

Capacity: 2,128

Custody Levels Housed: G1-G3, Transient

Approximate Acreage: 402 (Co-located with Robertson)

Agricultural Operations: Middleton and Robertson work in cooperation: Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, and Unit Garden.

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None

Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: Western Region Offender Transportation Office; Substance abuse screening and assessment

Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. Telemedicine Services and laboratory services available. All services on a single level. Managed by Texas Tech.

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention

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

Community Work Projects: Services provided to city and county agencies, local school districts, local organizations, and the Texas Department of Transportation.

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