Searching TDCJ Inmate through TDCJ

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice is big that it composes of state prisons, private institution and jails. That is why it can be very hard to locate a certain inmate if you don’t know some basic information about him or her. But there are ways on how you can do the process. Whatever you reason, here are the steps on how to find an inmate in TDCJ.image

  1. You have to go first to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice website. Look for the “General Information” link and then select the “Offender Information”. Once redirected on the page, you will find the “Online Offender Search”. This is the TDCJ Inmate Search feature you can use for free.
  2. Just input the offender information on the field provided. You can either use the first name, the last name or the TDCJ number of the inmate, sex, race and the SID (State Identification Number). The more details you input the more accurate the result will be. This means fewer lists to go through.
  3. If you want to locate an inmate, you can populate the details by clicking the “Record”. This will give you the information you need. The details will consist of the whole name of the inmate, the date of release, the race, age, SID, TDCJ number, the prisoner located and the criminal record.
  4. You can contact the Department of Criminal Justice. You can dial 800-535-0283. They will entertain you between 8 am to 5pm on weekdays only. Just provide the SID, TDCJ number or the birth date of the inmate.
  5. You can also locate an inmate through emailing classify@state.tx.us containing the name of the inmate as the subject of the email. You must provide the name, TDCJ number and the birth date in the body to make the inquiry easy. If you are not sure of some info, you can give an estimate date and the place where it is convicted.

You can also search for TDCJ Inmate mugshots if you like to have some pictures of the inmate you are searching.

US Post Office Delivery Services

During holiday, it is important to know if post office closed today or open. This is important if you are going to send a package or letter. If you want to track your package or letter in US Post Office, you need to get an extra service. There are different kinds of services you can select and the rates may differ. It is usually based on the mail type and the time you want the letter to be delivered. What are these services you can apply? Here are the choices you can have.image 3

  1. Visit your local post office. There are possible ways in which you will know which is the closest one on your location. You can dial 411 or visit their website. Decide what kind of service you want to use for your letter. If you want to track your mail and the current statues, you can choose the “Express Mail Overnight Guarantee”. An email will be sent to you regarding the delivery of your mail. This service also guarantee to deliver on Sunday and holidays.
  2. If you are going to ship mail international, you can choose the Global Express Guaranteed in which your letter will be delivered one to three business days over 190 countries. You should also know that there is a money back guarantee in case it’s not delivered on the said date.
  3. If you want low and flat rate, select the Express Mail International for over 200 countries. Letters that will be shipped in China, Australia and Great Britain, the post office promises to deliver your letter on the date given. You can check online or ask the office of the country destination of your letter.
  4. For letters and packages around 70 pounds, Priority Mail International is the best choice.
    Ask the receipt from the clerk so you can jot down the tracking number or save it to your phone. After 24 hours, you can login on their webpage and track your letter or package. There is also an option where you can call 1-800-222-1811.

Aside from above, you will also know the post office holidays in their branch or website.