The Sunset Advisory Commission invites public comment on the Texas Juvenile Justice Department and the Office of the Independent Ombudsman.
To provide comments on TJJD, visit this page. To provide comments on the Ombudsman, visit this page.

TJJD has  ZERO TOLERANCE  for criminal behavior. If you have information regarding abuse, neglect, or any other illegal activity, please call the following number immediately:

 (866) 477-8354 

This hotline is answered by personnel from the Office of the Inspector General 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

To report alleged wrong-doing, you may also contact the following divisions:

Office of the Independent Ombudsman

1 (855) 468-7330

State Institution, Program, Service or Facility

1 (866) 477-8354

Community-Based Program, Service or Facility

1 (877) 786-7263

To report fraud, waste, or abuse of state resources occurring at a Texas state agency, college, or university call the SAO Hotline at 1 (800) TX-AUDIT, or 1 (800) 892-8348.

To report allegations of abuse, neglect or exploitation and serious incidents at the county-level, please send a completed Incident Report Form to .

If you have questions about reporting an allegation of abuse, neglect or exploitation or a serious incident, please contact:

Kevin DuBose - Director (512) 490-7786
Marybel Sanchez - Investigation Support (512) 490-7126

Investigator Cristina Gonzalez (956) 289-5532
Investigator Rosy Moreno (956) 289-5521

Investigator Joe Holguin (940) 665-0701 ext. 270

Investigator Mary Teague (979) 542-4500

Ron Jackson
Investigator Velre Boyd (325) 641-4242
Investigator Tomi Miranda (325) 641-4232

Investigator Ivan Exum (254) 297-8284
Investigator Shirley McCullough (254) 297-8220

County Units
Investigator Michael Battles (512) 490-7945
Investigator Christina “Ty” Corpus-Ybarra (512) 490-7933
Investigator Pam Gereau (512) 490-7701
Investigator Saul Salas - County Unit (512) 490-7736
Investigator Steven Thompson - County Unit (512) 490-7705