TDCJ - Rogelio Sanchez State Jail (RZ)

State Prison

Last Updated: August 05, 2022
3901 State Jail Rd, El Paso, TX 79938-8456
El Paso

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

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TDCJ - Rogelio Sanchez State Jail (RZ) basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 915-856-0046

The inmates housed at Sanchez State Jail located at 3901 State Jail Rd in El Paso, 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.

The Rogelio Sanchez State Jail is a minimum security state prison located in El Paso TX operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) to house about 1,100 adult male inmates classified as J1 to J2, and G1 to G2 custody, as well as inmates who are currently in transit or have a transient status.

Sanchez operates a facility garden that is maintained by select inmates, additionally, this unit is responsible for the care of dogs who specialize in scent tracking and detection. Inmates are provided classes in adult basic education, literacy, and can take GED classes during their incarceration. Vocational skills taught to inmates include carpentry, culinary skills, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration. Additional programs provided to prisoners include substance abuse education, life skills courses and CHANGES which is a pre-release course that helps prepare an inmate for their upcoming release.

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Offender Gender: Male Maximum Capacity *: 1,100 Custody Levels Housed: J1-J2
G1, G2, Transient Approximate Acreage: 102 Agricultural Operations: Unit Garden Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance Additional Operations: Scent-Specific Canines Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical and dental services. Telemedicine Services available. All services on a single level. Managed by Texas Tech. Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), Reading, CHANGES/Pre-Release, English as a Second Language, Cognitive Intervention Career and Technology Programs: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration; Construction Carpentry; Culinary Arts Additional Programs/Services: Faith Based Dormitory, Adult Education Program (upon availability), Life Decisions Program, U.S. Border Patrol Community Education Program, Reentry Planning, Chaplaincy Services, Community Tours, Crime Stoppers, GO KIDS Initiative Community Work Projects: Services provided to city, county and state agencies, area school districts, the Texas Department of Public Safety, the Texas Department of Transportation, and Texas Parks and Wildlife. Volunteer Initiatives: Substance Abuse Education, Life Skills, Support Groups, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities

Inmate Locator

TDCJ - Rogelio Sanchez State Jail (RZ) 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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Visitation Information

Visiting hours for TDCJ - Rogelio Sanchez State Jail (RZ). For Directions call 915-856-0046

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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