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Correctional Institutions Division - Prison

Ralph Marez
Senior Warden

Terrell (R3)

ACA Accredited Unit Since January 2003


C.T. Terrell Unit
1300 FM 655
Rosharon, TX 77583

Phone: (281) 595-3481 (**027)

Location: Four miles west of FM 521 on FM 655 in Brazoria County

Unit Full Name: C.T. Terrell Unit

Senior Warden: Ralph Marez

Regional Director: Maricia Jackson, Region III

Deputy Division Director: Richard Babcock

Date Unit Established or On Line: September 1983

Total Employees: 466

Security Employees: 345

Non-Security Employees: 81

Windham Education Employees: 8

Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 30; Mental Health = 2

Inmate Gender: Male

Capacity: Unit: 1,389; Trusty Camp: 214

Custody Levels Housed: G1-G3, Outside Trusty

Approximate Acreage: 14,667 (Co-located with Ramsey and Stringfellow); (Additional 2,200 leased acres)

Agricultural Operations: Terrell, Ramsey, and Stringfellow work in cooperation: Cotton Gin, Cow/Calf Operation, Edible and Field Crops, Farm Shop, Fresh Vegetable Cannery, Grain Dryer/Storage, Alfalfa Dehydrator, Swine Finishing Operation, Security Horses, and Security Pack Canines.

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: Southern Region Mechanical Shop

Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: Southern Region Offender Transportation; Office of the Inspector General Regional Headquarters

Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. Medical care available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Infirmary with 12 assisted living beds. Telemedicine, Digital Medical Services (DMS), and audiology available. Type I Geriatric Facility. All services on a single level, including assisted disability services (ADS) showers and CPAP accommodating housing. Managed by UTMB.

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention; Career and Technology Programs: Electrical Trades; Welding

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

Community Work Projects: Services provided to county agencies.

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