Signed into law:
June 30, 2003
Commissioner / Compact Administrator
Terra Taylor began her career with the Department of Correction in 1997 as a Home Confinement support employee. In 1999, she became a Probation an
Terra Taylor began her career with the Department of Correction in 1997 as a Home Confinement support employee. In 1999, she became a Probation and Parole Officer specializing in sex offender supervision. Taylor was promoted to Supervisor in 2011 and in this position she oversaw multiple units including Electronic Monitoring, Sex Offenders, Intake, I-ADAPT, and Interstate Compact. She assumed the role of Operations Administrator at Dover Probation & Parole in 2014 and was responsible for managing the 24/7 Electronic Monitoring Center, the statewide electronic monitoring budget, and the statewide sex offender program. In addition to her core duties, Taylor also had active roles on may special projects such as the Probation & Parole ACA Committee.
In 2016, Taylor accepted the position of Regional Manager of the Dover Probation & Parole Office. As the Regional Manager, she was responsible for overseeing the administration and operation of the Kent County Probation & Parole district office and satellite office which includes over 80 employees. In 2017, she accepted the position as the State of Delaware, Probation and Parole Director.
Taylor earned her Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice from Wilmington University in 2002 and is a graduate of the NIC-sponsored Management Development for the Future training program.
Deputy Compact Administrator
Interstate Compact Coordinator
Interstate District Movement Officer
Victim Services Coordinator
Melissa Kearney, Director of Probation and Parole/DCA
Honorable Andrea Rocanelli, New Castle County Superior Court
Bruce Ennis, Delaware State Senator
Melissa Pleasanton, Victim Services Wilmington Police Dept.
Krista Griffith, Delaware State Representative
All offenders on probation or parole supervision are assessed $200. All consecutive probations where no break in supervision occurs will not be cause for another assessment.
Offenders transferred to DE will be assessed $200 regardless of the period of supervision. Same fee for 3mos. or 30yrs., as long as there is no break in supervision.
$50 Parole or Probation