Welcome to the Oliver J. Bell Unit (formerly the ).  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).

Warden Michael Upshaw

Warden Michael Upshaw

Welcome to the Oliver J. Bell Unit. We operate this facility for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. As the warden of this facility, I want you to know that we are committed to providing excellent care to your loved one. Our mission is to provide effective programs that encourage, teach, and inspire these men to change their lives. We want them to leave this facility with the tools and education they need to succeed in their homes, jobs, and in society. Your support is crucial. Please take a minute to explore this webpage and learn more about this facility, then find ways to support your family member or friend. They need the encouragement, and there’s no better cheerleader than you. Thank you.

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