In this issue
Facilities Maintenance keeps TDCJ running, safe and secure
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice Facilities Division provides a full range of facility management and engineering services, to include a team of dedicated Facilities Maintenance professionals who maintain the agency's state-owned-and-operated facilities.
Sharp named PREA ombudsman
In November, the Texas Board of Criminal Justice appointed Lynne Sharp, a 24-year TDCJ veteran, as the agency's Prison Rape Elimination Act ombudsman, whose responsibilities include coordinating agency efforts to eliminate sexual assault in its correctional facilities and providing an independent office to receive and respond to allegations of sexual assault.
Chairman's Fitness Challenge 2015: first-quarter results
The first-quarter Touchdown to World Series Chairman's Challenge, which ran from September to November, was a tremendous success. Participating employees accumulated more than 19 million points during the quarter. These are impressive results!
W-2 tax forms scheduled for January distribution
As tax payment time approaches, taxpayers receive financial forms so they can prepare their 2014 returns. One of the most important documents agency employees receive is Form W-2, which provides your wage and salary information, and the amount of tax withheld from your paycheck.
Information Security: pop-up phishing warning
The Internet Crime Complaint Center, a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National White Collar Crime Center, has issued a warning about a new twist to the old telephone-based tech support phishing scam: fake "pop-up" attack warnings designed to hijack your computer.
Congratulations to all TDCJ employees for ACA award
Congratulations and thanks to all TDCJ employees whose professionalism and dedication to public safety was recently recognized by the American Correctional Association with their 2014 Golden Eagle Commitment to Excellence Award.