Pictured are Gary Job Corps Center Director Patty Lankford, Senior Warden Linda Gonzales, Sgt. Tanner Mortensen, Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice, Glenda Thompson, C.O. III, Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice, Javea Selby, C.O. III, Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice, Major Troy Oldbury, GJCC Training Academy, Captain Betty Oliva, GJCC Training Academy, Captain Preston Smith, GJCC Training Academy, cadets Osiel Andrade, Joseph Bailey, Caleb Burrell, Elliott Cook, Vianey Cruz, Camron Ervin, Amber Gonzales, Astrid Gonzalez, Christian Hernandez, Sarah Jackman, Emmanuel Judue, Martin Moreno, Ricco Munoz, Marianna Regla Millan, Jacqueline Najera, Juan Rodriguez Jr., Robert Sneed Jr. and Kevin Viera. Gary Job Corps photo
Gary Job Corps continuing partnership with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice
The partnership between the Gary Job Corps Corrections program and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice was established in January 2003. Currently there are 13 graduates that are employed at the TDCJ Wallace Unit in Colorado City, Texas.
Linda Gonzales, senior warden with TDCJ Wallace Unit, said she was impressed by the caliber of graduate that she has employed and looks forward to assisting with future graduates in seeking employment with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Gary Center Director Patty Lankford presented Gonzales with a token of appreciation for her partnership with the Center. Correctional Officers from the Wallace Unit accompanying Gonzales visiting the Gary Job Corps Center were graduates Sgt. Tanner Mortensen, Glenda Thompson and Jevea Shelby.
TDCJ operates over 100 correctional institutions, to date over 600 Corrections graduates are working throughout the state.