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Correctional Institutions Division - Prison


Pennie Kempt
Senior Warden

Murray (LM)

ACA Accredited Unit Since May 2001

Address:

Dr. Lane Murray Unit
1916 North Hwy 36 Bypass
Gatesville, TX 76596

Phone: (254) 865-2000 (**105)

Location: On Hwy 36 between FM 215 and FM 929 in Coryell County


Unit Full Name: Dr. Lane Murray Unit

Senior Warden: Pennie Kempt

Regional Director: Carol Monroe, Region VI

Deputy Division Director: Miguel Martinez

Date Unit Established or On Line: November 1995

Total Employees: 341

Security Employees: 263

Non-Security Employees: 47

Windham Education Employees: 11

Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 17; Mental Health = 3

Inmate Gender: Female

Capacity: 1,341

Custody Levels Housed: G1-G4, Security Detention

Approximate Acreage: 1,283 (Co-located with Crain, Hilltop, and Woodman)

Agricultural Operations: Murray, Crain, Hilltop, Hughes, and Mountain View work in cooperation: Edible and Field Crops, Farm Shop, Regional Pest Control, Security Horses, Security Pack Canines, and Swine Finishing Operation.

Manufacturing and Logistics Op.: None

Facility Operations: Unit Maintenance

Additional Operations: None

Medical Capabilities: Ambulatory medical, dental, and mental health services with wheelchair accommodated housing. Assisted Disability Services (ADS) for hearing, vision, and mobility-impaired offenders. Physical therapy, occupational therapy, brace and limb clinics, and chronic care clinics on-site. All services on a single level, including assisted disability services (ADS) showers and CPAP accommodating housing. Managed by UTMB.

Special Treatment Programs: Corrective Intervention Pre-Release Program (CIPP); Mental Health Therapeutic Diversion Program (MHTDP)

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), Special Education, CHANGES/Pre-Release, English as a Second Language, Cognitive Intervention; Career and Technology Programs: Hospitality and Tourism; Central Texas College Academic / Texas A&M (Central Texas) University Academic

Additional Programs/Services: Faith Based Dormitory, Adult Education Program (upon availability), Peer Education, Patriot Paws, Reentry Planning, Chaplaincy Services, Community Tours, GO KIDS Initiative

Community Work Projects: Services provided to city and county agencies.

Volunteer Initiatives: Literacy/Education, Substance Abuse Education, Mentoring, Life Skills, Parent Training, Support Groups, Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities, Women's Storybook Project