TDCJ - James Bradshaw State Jail - MTC

Private Facility

Last Updated: September 14, 2023
3900 W Loop 571, Henderson, TX 75652

Bradshaw State Jail is for Private Facility offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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TDCJ - James Bradshaw State Jail - MTC basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 903-655-0880

The inmates housed at TDCJ - James Bradshaw State Jail - MTC located at 3900 W Loop 571 in Henderson, TX are placed according to their custody level and are incarcerated by a private company contracted by a government agency and are paid a per diem or monthly rate, either for each inmate in the facility or for each bed available. The facility is well-trained and well-staffed. This doesn't come without some controversy as the "price of incarceration" is big business and critics claim there is a monetary benefit to keeping people locked up. The flip side is this facility undergoes rigorous inspections and are some of the be maintained in the US.

For inmates that show a willingness to learn new things, there are educational and vocational training programs here that will prepare them for a successful reentry when released.

James Bradshaw State Jail is a privately run prison by Management and Training Corporation (MTC) for the located Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) in Henderson TX. The facility houses 1,980 adult male inmates that range in custody level from J1 to J5 (minimum to maximum jail level inmates). J5 inmates often have aggressive/assaultive behavior or have a previous record.

Bradshaw provides educational opportunities for inmates which include GED and adult basic education classes and additional vocational training in carpentry, masonry and electrical. State prisoners are offered life skills, parenting courses, support groups, substance abuse treatment, and employment preparation.

Maximum Capacity*: 1,980 Custody Levels Housed: J1-J5
G2, Transient 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 a single level, including CPAP accommodating housing. Managed by UTMB. Educational Programs: Adult Basic Education, GED, Life Skills/Pre-Release
Vocational Programs: Carpentry; Electrical Trades; Masonry Additional Programs/Services: Faith Based Dormitory, Adult Education Program (upon availability), Chaplaincy Services Community Work Projects: Services provided to city and county agencies and area school districts. Volunteer Initiatives: Literacy/Education, Employment/Job Skills, Life Skills, Parent Training, Support Groups, Substance Abuse Education, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities Operated by: Management and Training Corporation (MTC)

Inmate Locator

TDCJ - James Bradshaw State Jail - MTC publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in Texas. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

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Visitation Information

TDCJ - James Bradshaw State Jail - MTC - Visitation

Visitation plays an important role in maintaining the association between offenders and their friends and family as well as strengthening family ties.

Preparing for your visit:

Before you travel to a unit:

  • Confirm the offender is assigned to the unit you are planning to visit and has visitation privileges. The visitation information provided through the link below is updated once daily during weekdays and multiple times per day on visitation days. Visitors should call the unit for final confirmation before traveling to the unit.

    Offender Information Search
  • Confirm the unit visitation schedule and verify that visitation has not been cancelled. An eligible offender cannot receive visitors if visitation has been cancelled. Unit-wide visitation cancelations are posted on the TDCJ homepage at

    Unit Visitation Schedule
  • Do not bring cash (except coins, not more than $25).
  • No cell phones inside the secure perimeter.
  • Spiritual visits must be coordinated through the warden’s office.

Each offender is only allowed one visit per weekend. To the extent possible, individuals on an offender’s Visitors List should coordinate with one another and with the offender to prevent subsequent visitors from being declined when they arrive at the unit.

Visits may be terminated and visitors may be removed from the offender’s Visitors List because of improper conduct. Individuals who have been removed from an offender's Visitors List can submit a written appeal to the Director's Review Committee (DRC), P.O. Box 99, Huntsville, TX 77342. The appeal must be submitted within 14 days of the date on the written notice of removal from the unit.

For more detailed information about visitation, please refer to the following resource documents:

General Information Guide for Families of Offenders, (English/Español) - PDF
Offender Rules and Regulations for Visitation (English/Español) - PDF

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