Letters From Inside the Prison

When someone goes to prison, we don't expect it to be like attending a country club. The media often paints famous prisons like a stay at summer camp. The truth is that Texas prisons are FAR from any vacation. In fact, they are a business established to keep people in as long a possible and consider it a victory when someone returns.

These letters are written by those who have first-hand experience as a prisoner to the atrocities going on each day. They tell of inhumane treatment by those in charge to people that were entrusted to ensure basic rights as a human.

The Joys of Parole
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My readers recognize that even though I try to inject humor and optimism into most of my stories, the majority of them contain element s that are, at best, discouraging. Why? Because I believe we all want to think that our government works at a certain

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5 Dorm a Privilege, or a Curse?
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As I sit here in my cell looking over the prison I’m sitting in, I cannot help but look at one of the buildings with a little distaste. Not that every prisoner in this dorm are bad people, because they’re not. I know a lot of good people who live in t

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Safety Officer Is Just a Title in Unsafe Conditions
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Every prison in Texas has what they call, the Safety Officer. The title really speaks for itself. The person in charge of this position is naturally supposed to make sure the environment in which we live in is safe. Here at the Stevenson Unit the Safety

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You Gotta Be Kidding Me!
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To be honest, I’ve lived my life rather chaotically. I’ve taken pride in being a man who could turn on a dime without concern for a non-existent wife and kids to slow me down or settle me down. What a tragedy.

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Will the Corruption Ever Stop in TDCJ?
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It’s near the end of 2019, and I look around me in these Texas prisons and have asked-myself countless of times, what will it take for Texas to change? How many more men and women have to be abused physically and mentally? How many more have to be murde

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Leadership - An Uncommon Trait in TDCJ
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Throughout my book, I have spoken a lot about the running of the Texas prison system and its dysfunctional staff. I have asked myself a million times, why they would run a prison system with the insanity that they do?

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Is This Motel 6?
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The famed and affordable highway waystation, Motel 6, has an advertising slogan that’s rather catchy, ‘We’ll leave the light on for you.”

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When Are the Feds Coming to the Rescue?
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Has anyone working for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice ever considered really listening to the prisoners? Now I am not talking about the guards, I am talking about wardens and especially the people from Huntsville, of course, the answer to this q

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Can We Get Some Help Here?
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The Texas Department of Criminal Justice is in some deep trouble, and what’s new about that, right? But the kind of trouble I’m talking about could shut this place down without a federal judge ever having to lift a finger.

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Code of Ethics Is a Code of Lies?
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The good thing about the Texas Department of Criminal Justice is, they make it so easy to write about them. This criminal organization has been allowed to operate for so long now without any worry whatsoever that they do not even try to hide what they

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Ironic or Hypocritical?
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I sincerely hope that you never have to take a Sex Offender Rehabilitation Program, because, well...for all of the obvious reasons, not the least of which being I don’t want to see any more innocent victims of a terrible crime.

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Stealing the Food of Inmates, How Much Lower Can You Get
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There has to be drastic changes made at times to get things back in order. I have talked a lot lately about how the Puppetmasters have infiltrated all of the different departments inside the Texas prison system for their own ill-gotten gain. But I have

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Proceedings

The Attorneys
  • Francisco Hernandez
  • Daniel Hernandez
  • Phillip Hall
  • Rocio Martinez