Welcome to the Bradshaw State Jail. We want to make your visits and involvement in your loved one’s life as simple and clear as possible. Meet the warden/facility director and get details about the facility which is operated by Management & Training Corporation (MTC) for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ).


Coronavirus Information

MTC is closely following any developments in the coronavirus situation that might impact the people we serve at this facility. The safety of our staff and those in our care is top priority. We also want to protect those who visit the facility.


We encourage all visitors to wash their hands prior to entering the facility and after they leave. The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) says frequent hand washing can reduce exposure to and prevent the spreading of the coronavirus. The CDC also recommends:

  • Staying home if you have flu-like symptoms
  • Avoiding contact with people who are sick
  • Avoiding touching your eyes, nose, and mouth


For a more complete list of recommendations and to get the latest on the coronavirus, click here to visit the CDC website.

Warden Jerry Rayford

Warden Jerry Rayford

Welcome to the Bradshaw State Jail. We operate this facility for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. I want to thank you for visiting this webpage. It’s critical that you get involved in the life of your loved one while they are at this facility. They need your support. I want to assure you that we will do everything within our means to help your loved one make lasting changes in their life. We want nothing more than for your family member or friend to leave here with the tools they need to succeed on the outside. Let’s work together to make this happen. Thank you.

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