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Dallas Transitional Center

Customer base: Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Facility Type: Community Corrections Center
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1554 E. Langdon Road, Dallas, TX 75141

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John L. Kelley, Administrator

Facility Leader: John L. Kelley, Administrator

John L. Kelley was named facility administrator at Dallas Transition Center in 2011. Kelley began his corrections career in 1998. He started as a correctional officer and quickly rose through the ranks, serving in many supervisory positions including lieutenant, captain, administrative captain, chief of security and assistant administrator at multiple facilities. Kelley served for 19 years in the U.S. Army, where he was a correctional specialist and trained as a law enforcement officer.

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Facility PREA Information

The following information is provided in accordance with PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003). Learn more

Compliance Manager: Faynett Anderson, Assistant Facility Director

Third Party Reporting Method(s):

Call Rape Crisis Hotline: 1-800-535-0283

Call TDCJ Ombudsman: 800-535-0283

Call the CoreCivic Ethics and Compliance Hotline: 1-800-461-9330, or

Mail a letter to the facility:
Dallas Transitional Center
ATTN: Administrator
1200 E. Langdon Road
Hutchins, TX 75141


Facility PREA Policy: Download

PREA Audit Date or Scheduled Audit Date: November 6-7, 2017

PREA Audit Report: Download

PREA Audit Date or Scheduled Audit Date: May 23-24, 2016

PREA Audit Report: Download

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