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Middleton (NE)

Correctional Institutions Division - Transfer Facility

ACA Accredited Unit Since May 2001

Unit Full Name: John Middleton Transfer Facility
Unit Address and Phone Number: 13055 FM 3522, Abilene, TX 79601
(325) 548-9075 (**093)
Unit Location: Eight miles northeast of Abilene in Jones County
Senior Warden: Terry Tucker
Regional Director: Melodye Nelson, Region VI
CI Division Deputy Director: Billy Hirsch
Date Unit Established or On Line: January 1994
Total Employees *: 504
Security Employees *: 366
Non-Security Employees *: 93
Windham Education Employees *: 10
Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees *: Medical = 29; Mental Health = 6
Offender Gender: Male
Maximum Capacity *: 2,128
Custody Levels Housed: G1-G3, Transient
Approximate Acreage: 402 (Co-located with Robertson)
Agricultural Operations: Middleton and Robertson work in cooperation: Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, and Unit Garden.
Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None
Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance
Additional Operations: Western Region Offender Transportation Office; Substance abuse screening and assessment
Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services. Telemedicine Services and laboratory services available. All services on a single level. Managed by Texas Tech.
Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention
Additional Programs/Services: Adult Education Program (upon availability), Peer Education, Reentry Planning, Chaplaincy Services, GO KIDS Initiative
Community Work Projects: Services provided to city and county agencies, local school districts, local organizations, and the Texas Department of Transportation.
Volunteer Initiatives: Substance Abuse Education, Life Skills, Parent Training, Support Groups, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities

* Data as of September 15, 2016