Parole and Probation

Following strict rules is especially tough for the 89% of women on probation. They find it hard to balance travel and program commitments with caregiving responsibilities, like arranging childcare for mandatory meetings. Formerly incarcerated women, dealing with higher homelessness rates than men, face added challenges in reintegrating and complying with supervision. 

Prison Policy Initiative Punishment Beyond Prisons 2023 

Texas Observer Life with Parole: Probation and parole systems remain understaffed and buggy in Texas.

Texas Tribune Prison Health Care Costs are Higher than ever in Texas. Many Point to an Aging Prison Population.

FOX 4 Texas lawmakers debate bill to make damaging, disconnecting GPS monitor a crime