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TDCJ - Reynoldo V. Lopez State Jail (RL)

State Prison

Last Updated: May 06, 2022
Address
1203 El Cibolo Rd, Edinburg, TX 78542
Beds
1100
County
Hidalgo
Phone
956-316-3810

Lopez State Jail is for State Prison offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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TDCJ - Reynoldo V. Lopez State Jail (RL) basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 956-316-3810

The inmates housed at Lopez State Jail located at 1203 El Cibolo Rd in Edinburg, TX are placed according to their custody level (determined by a number of factors including the past criminal history and the length of their sentence). There are ample educational and vocational training programs for all inmates, especially ones that show a willingness to learn new things that will prepare them for a better life when they are released. The mission is to promote and prepare the offender to leave in better shape than when they arrived, giving them the best chance to never come back and thus lower the state's recidivism rate.

Lopez State Jail is located on 300 acres in Edinburg TX with a capacity of about 1,100 male offenders who range from J1 minimum custody to J5 maximum custody. This facility is co-located with Segovia Unit and shares many of the agricultural operations that inmates participate in, which includes caring for security dogs and horses, and contract farming.

Inmates at Lopez Unit are housed in one of three dormitories, with 400 beds in J and H buildings. Z building provides an additional 192 beds, and K building provides 84 beds and a 30-bed segregation unit. The facility is secured by two razor wire fences with armed patrols. Lopez provides classes in adult basic education and allows offenders to earn a GED during their incarceration. Inmates are also offered vocational training in carpentry, electrical wiring, and culinary arts. Select inmates provide a supervised labor force to local agencies including the area food bank and the Texas Division of Parks and Wildlife.

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Offender Gender: Male Maximum Capacity *: 1,100 Custody Levels Housed: J1-J5
G1, G2, Transient Approximate Acreage: 301 (Co-located with Segovia) Agricultural Operations: Lopez and Segovia work in cooperation: Contract Farming, Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, and Unit Garden. Lopez participates in the Texas Second Chance Program. Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance Additional Operations: None Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. All services on a single level. Managed by UTMB. Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention Career and Technology Programs: Construction Carpentry; Culinary Arts; Electrical Trades Additional Programs/Services: Faith Based Dormitory, Adult Education Program (upon availability), Reentry Planning, Chaplaincy Services, Community Tours, GO KIDS Initiative Community Work Projects: Services provided to city agencies, the area food bank, and Texas Parks and Wildlife. Volunteer Initiatives: Substance Abuse Education, Life Skills, Support Groups, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities

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TDCJ - Reynoldo V. Lopez State Jail (RL) is a facility in the Texas Department of Corrections. The DOC publishes the names of their current inmates and identifies which of their locations the inmate is being held. Your search should start with the first DOC locator to see if your loved one is there. Begin with the first three letters of the offender's first and last name, it does not have to be spelled exactly.

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Covid Visitation Information

The impacts of COVID-19 are everywhere. No question one of the biggest is the long-term suspension of visitation. Phones are one thing, but there is nothing like seeing your loved one's face.

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) knows the impact that the family unit has on successful reentry. TDCJ’s goal is offender rehabilitation and maintaining close contact with supportive family and friends is a critical part of that.

To help alleviate that, TDCJ is introducing a new “Remote Video Visitation” system, which allows family members at home to visit, via live video, with offenders on select units. Friends and family registration will begin on Thursday, August 13th. Remote visitations will begin on Monday August 17th.

Remote Video Visitation will be available to offenders at the following locations:

This project is a re-working of the video visitation system that was slated to debut in early March with connections from long-distance unit to unit. Now those systems have been reconfigured to accept registered off-site visitors.

Remote video visitations are 60 minutes long and will cost $10.00. At this time, offenders will be limited to one remote video visitation per month. Due to COVID-19, the visitation fee is being waived for the first 90 days.

Projects are in development to provide potential remote visitation solutions for other units. Please watch the TDCJ website for additional announcements.

In order to participate in the new remote video visitations, follow these registration steps:

  1. Go to https://securustech.net/tdcj/index.html#tdcj-video-visitation
  2. Click on the Sign-Up link under Video Communication
  3. Enter email address and create password
  4. Select three security questions to help verify your identity should you forget your password
  5. Fill out contact info as it appears on your ID

Remote video visits are on a set schedule that will begin and end at the scheduled times. Visitors may log into the remote video visitation 1 minute prior to the scheduled start. Sessions will not be extended due to delayed start times. Any session not started within 15 minutes of the scheduled start time, will require rescheduling. In the event of issues or technical difficulties, visitors may log out and log back in during the visit.

If you experience any problems, please contact the Securus Customer Service Center at 1-877-578-3658.

Visitation Information

Visiting hours for TDCJ - Reynoldo V. Lopez State Jail (RL). For Directions call 956-316-3810

Sunday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Federal Holidays 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

No cellphones, you will be searched before visiting. NO personal belongings. Persons under probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. Such visitation is not normally approved.

If the visitor is under the age of 18 and is a family member of the inmate, they must be accompanied by an adult family member or guardian to include a member of the inmate's extended family. If the visitor is under the age of 18 and is not a family member of the inmate, the minor visitor must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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