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Correctional Institutions Division - State Operated State Jail

Charles Bristow
Senior Warden

Sanchez (RZ)

ACA Accredited Unit Since January 2002


Rogelio Sanchez State Jail
3901 State Jail Road
El Paso, TX 79938-8456

Phone: (915) 856-0046 (**108)

Location: IH-10 east 7.5 miles on Montana off of Joe Battle and Loop 375 in El Paso County

Unit Full Name: Rogelio Sanchez State Jail

Senior Warden: Charles Bristow

Regional Director: Joel Gauna, Region IV

Deputy Division Director: John Werner

Date Unit Established or On Line: February 1996

Total Employees: 287

Security Employees: 207

Non-Security Employees: 52

Windham Education Employees: 13

Contract Medical and Mental Health Employees: Medical = 15; Mental Health = 0

Inmate Gender: Male

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