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Can u do tdc time in a state jail?

San Antonio, TX |
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No you cannot. State jail is for state jail offenders and it is also run by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

Cynthia Henley



So tdc is a state prison?

Cynthia Russell Henley

Cynthia Russell Henley


TDC is the Texas Department of Corrections. TDC runs prisons and state jails.


State Jail Facilities are set up separate from prison facilities. If one is serving a state jail sentence and a TDCJ sentence concurrently, then they will get credit for the state jail time on their TDC sentence.

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No. If someone receives a state jail sentence and a prison sentence they may go to the state jail first.

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