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Private Facility Contract Monitoring/Oversight Division - State Jail

Jacob Vigliante
Senior Warden

Willacy County (WI)

ACA Accredited Unit Since August 2005


Willacy County State Jail
1695 South Buffalo Drive
Raymondville, TX 78580

Phone: (956) 689-6545

Location: Intersection of Hwy 77 South and FM 3168 in Willacy County

Unit Full Name: Willacy County State Jail

Senior Warden: Jacob Vigliante

Manager IV of Operations: Tara Burson

Private Facility Contract Monitoring/Oversight Division Director: David Sweetin, Private Facility Contract Monitoring/Oversight Division

Date Unit Established or On Line: October 1995

Total Employees: 183

Security Employees: 129

Non-Security Employees: 30

Education Employees: 12

Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 11; Mental Health = 1

Inmate Gender: Male

Capacity: 1,069

Custody Levels Housed: G1, G2

Approximate Acreage: 100

Agricultural Operations: None

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None

Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: None

Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. Telemedicine and Digital Medical Services (DMS) available. All services on single level. Managed by UTMB.

Educational Programs: Adult Basic Education, GED, Life Skills; Vocational Programs: Plumbing; Painting

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

Community Work Projects: None

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

Operated by: Management and Training Corporation (MTC)