Avalon - Dallas Transitional Center

Customer base: Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Facility Type: Community Corrections Center
  • Capacity300
  • PopulationMale & Female

Facility Leader: John L. Kelley, Administrator

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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Population: Male & Female