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Polunsky (TL)

Correctional Institutions Division - Prison

ACA Accredited Unit Since January 2003

Unit Full Name: Allan B. Polunsky Unit
Unit Address and Phone Number: 3872 FM 350 South, Livingston, TX 77351
(936) 967-8082 (**054)
Unit Location: Five miles southwest of Livingston on FM 350 in Polk County
Senior Warden: Daniel Dickerson
Regional Director: Stephen Bryant, Region I
Deputy Division Director: John Werner
Date Unit Established or On Line: November 1993
Total Employees: 691
Security Employees: 533
Non-Security Employees: 109
Windham Education Employees: 10
Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 34; Mental Health = 5
Inmate Gender: Male
Capacity: 2,984
Custody Levels Housed: G1-G5, Death Row, Administrative Segregation
Approximate Acreage: 472
Agricultural Operations: Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, Tree Farm, Unit Garden, Unit Food Bank Garden Program
Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: Box Factory
Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance
Additional Operations: None
Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. Medical care available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Seventeen-bed infirmary, including 13 assisted living beds, two respiratory isolation rooms and two mental health observation rooms. Type I Geriatric Facility. Chronic care clinics and Telemedicine and Digital Medical Services (DMS) available. All services on a single level, including CPAP accommodating housing. Managed by UTMB.
Special Treatment Programs: Assisted Disability Services (ADS) for vision impaired
Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention
Career and Technology Programs: Automotive Specialization (Transmission Repair); Electrical Trades; Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration; Mill and Cabinetmaking
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 the area food bank and the Texas Department of Transportation.
Volunteer Initiatives: Employment/Job Skills, Substance Abuse Education, Life Skills, Parent Training, Support Groups, Mentoring, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities