Willacy County State Jail

Customer base: Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Facility Type: Medium-Security, Managed since 2004
  • Capacity1069
  • ACA AccreditedYes
  • PopulationMale

Facility Leader: Michael Sizemore

Michael Sizemore

Michael Sizemore was named warden at Willacy County State Jail in September 2016. Sizemore joined CCA in 2012 as assistant warden at Bradshaw State Jail. Prior to that, he was captain of correctional officers at Management Training Corporation and Community Education Centers. He spent 22 years with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, where he started his corrections career as a sergeant and later held multiple leadership roles, including assistant regional director, assistant warden and warden. Sizemore holds a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Stephen F. Austin State University. 

Community Activities

Willacy County State Jail contributes to the community in many ways, like partnering with the Chief of Police to help make possible a bicycle recycling program for needy kids during the Christmas holidays and a school supplies program at the beginning of the school year. WCSJ also provides community assistance through the use of offender labor to local government entities.

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Population: Male