Questions and Answers about Texas Department of Criminal Justice

Here's what people have asked and answered about working for and interviewing at Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

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Apply at your own risk

Answered - Correctional Officer (Former Employee) - Iowa Park, TX

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The correctional positions are not for everyone. Going through the academy doesn't mean you know all of what it takes to be a correctional officer. Must be willing to work, learn daily to assist offenders in daily procedures. Must be patient.

Answered - Correctional Officer (Former Employee) - Huntsville, TX

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Make sure that you know that is what you want to do because you will face some hard times with inmates and staff.

Answered - Correctional Officer (Former Employee) - Austin, TX

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Be positive firm,fair, and consistant

Answered - Correctional Officer I (Former Employee) - Gatesville, TX

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It is not a job for everyone and you cannot wear your feelings on you sleeves, you are tested everyday by the offenders. Be ready!

Answered - Correctional Officer (Former Employee) - Hondo, TX

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Don't apply

Answered - Inventory Clerk (Former Employee) - Childress, TX

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Be sure you are not easily duped or gullible. Working with offenders requires a balance, where you refuse to allow yourself to be used or manipulated.

Answered - Warden II (Former Employee) - Bonham, TX

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They look out for their own

Answered - Janitor (Former Employee) - Angleton, TX

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And out going.Be honest

Answered - Training Sergeant (Former Employee) - Rosharon, Texas

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Have a good attitude, be serious, separate work and your personal life.

Answered - Correctional Officer IV (Current Employee) - Huntsville, TX

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