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TDCJ - Wayne Scott Unit (RV)

State Prison

Last Updated: August 24, 2021
Address
6999 Retrieve Rd, Angleton, TX 77515
Beds
809
County
Brazoria
Phone
979-849-9306

Scott Unit is for State Prison offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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TDCJ - Wayne Scott Unit (RV) basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 979-849-9306

The inmates housed at Scott Unit located at 6999 Retrieve Rd in Angleton, 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.

Scott Unit, formerly known as Retrieve Unit, is a mixed custody high-security prison located in Angleton TX under the supervision of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) located on over 5,700 acres of land, 50 acres of which are inside a secure perimeter that contains the majority of offenders. The maximum capacity is 809 inmates in the main unit and an additional 321 offenders in the Trusty Camp. Offender custody levels range from G1 minimum to G4 high-security levels (G4 offenders are usually classified as G4 because they have shown a pattern of violent behavior).

Inmates who are located at the Trusty Camp are mostly low-risk offenders and are entrusted to work in field operations, in facility maintenance, in the facilities kitchen and laundry services. The large plot of land Scott Unit is situated on allows for multiple correctional operations that often employ the offenders in laborious jobs. Inmates must meet certain criteria to be selected for job opportunities. The agricultural operations available include a swine finishing operation, grain storage, field crops, a poultry egg-laying operation, and raising cows and calves. Inmates have access to educational programs that teach literacy, adult basic education, and give an offender the opportunity to earn a GED during their incarceration. Additional courses available include the CHANGES pre-release program that helps prepare an inmate for an upcoming release, life skills classes that are taught by volunteers, and various support groups.

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Offender Gender: Male Maximum Capacity *: Unit: 809
Trusty Camp: 321 Custody Levels Housed: G1-G4, Outside Trusty Approximate Acreage: 5,766 Agricultural Operations: Cow/Calf Operation, Egg Laying Operation, Farm Shop, Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, Swine Finishing Operation, Grain Storage, Edible and Field Crops Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance Additional Operations: None Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. Digital Medical Services (DMS), electronic specialty clinics, and CPAP accommodating housing available. Managed by UTMB. Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release Additional Programs/Services: Adult Education Program (upon availability), Peer Education, Reentry Planning, Chaplaincy Services, Crime Stoppers, GO KIDS Initiative Community Work Projects: None Volunteer Initiatives: Life Skills, Support Groups, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities

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TDCJ - Wayne Scott Unit (RV) 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 - Wayne Scott Unit (RV). For Directions call 979-849-9306

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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