A stone star stands outside the historic Hilltop Unit in Gatesville. Recruiting and retaining correctional officers “is a chronic problem” in many areas of the state, said Gary Anderson, executive director of the Texas Public Employees Association. But the six units in Gatesville don’t face a staffing shortage. In fact, there’s usually a wait list.

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