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Correctional Institutions Division - Prison


Billy Thompson
Senior Warden

Robertson (RB)

ACA Accredited Unit Since January 1999

Address:

French Robertson Unit
12071 FM 3522
Abilene, TX 79601

Phone: (325) 548-9035 (**047)

Location: Ten miles northeast of Abilene on FM 3522 in Jones County


Unit Full Name: French Robertson Unit

Senior Warden: Billy Thompson

Regional Director: Carol Monroe, Region VI

Deputy Division Director: Miguel Martinez

Date Unit Established or On Line: September 1992

Total Employees: 683

Security Employees: 510

Non-Security Employees: 106

Windham Education Employees: 12

Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 49; Mental Health = 6

Inmate Gender: Male

Capacity: 2,984

Custody Levels Housed: G1-G5, Security Detention, Transient

Approximate Acreage: 402 (Co-located with Middleton)

Agricultural Operations: Robertson and Middleton work in cooperation: Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, and Unit Garden. Robertson participates in the Unit Food Bank Garden Program.

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: Garment Factory

Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: Scent-Specific Canines; Regional Release Site; Laundry services provided for the Middleton Unit.

Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. Medical care available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Seventeen-bed infirmary with 15 inpatient beds and two crisis management beds. Chronic care clinic and Telemedicine Services available. All services on a single level, including Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant showers and CPAP accommodating housing. Managed by Texas Tech.

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention; Career and Technology Programs: Automotive Specialization (Brakes); Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration; Small Engine Repair

Additional Programs/Services: Adult Education Program (upon availability), Life Decisions Program, Peer Education, Reentry Planning, Chaplaincy Services, Community Tours, GO KIDS Initiative

Community Work Projects: None

Volunteer Initiatives: Literacy/Education, Substance Abuse Education, Life Skills, Arts/Crafts, Parent Training, Support Groups, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities, Storybook Project