The Johnson County Jail in Texas houses 776 inmates, Johnson County added an additional 176 beds in 2000 and another 288 beds in 2006, bringing the total beds to 776. The Johnson County Jail operates under the direction of Warden James Duke along with Assistant Warden Lisa Miller.
Johnson County has entered into a contract with CEC (Community Education Center) a private management company to operate the Johnson County Jail. Chief Deputy Jimmy Johnson is currently the liaison between the Sheriff’s Office and the CEC operators.
The Johnson County Jail also has a Chief of Security, Tony Ray and Captain Virginia Proctor. There are four Lieutenants, as well as four Sergeants to supervise each shift. A total of 138 detention officers which includes officers that man the Pods, Support Section and Transport Section.
The Sheriff of Johnson County is responsible for the safe operation and security of the Johnson County Jail, and whereas the CEC Correctional Staff is committed to the preservation of the basic human rights and dignity of the inmate population, as prescribed by the constitution of the United States and the Texas Commission on Jail Standards. Be it know that the CEC Correctional staff will ensure a high standard of safety and security for the community, detention officers and inmates. The Staff of the Johnson County Correctional Facility will maintain programs, available to every inmate, that will encourage and foster self-respect and dignity. Every measure will be taken to ensure each inmate of the Correctional Facility receives fair and humane care in a safe environment.