Terra Taylor

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Full Name: Terra Taylor

Title: Director, Probation & Parole

Commission Title: Commissioner / Compact Administrator / DCA

Role Group: Parole & Probation

Agency: Probation & Parole

Unit: Interstate Compact Office

Address: 314 Cherry Lane

New Castle, Delaware 19720

Region: East

Office Email: interstate@state.de.us

Email: Terra.Taylor@state.de.us

Office Phone: 302-739-5387

Direct Phone: 302-577-3443


Fax 1: 302-577-7471

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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.