Jordan Promoted to Director at Dobbs Youth Development Center in Kinston


The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named Tangi Jordan of Greenville as director of Dobbs Youth Development Center.   

Tangi JordanIn this position, Jordan provides operational oversight and direction to Dobbs YDC, located near Kinston. Dobbs is one of four youth development centers the Juvenile Justice Section operates statewide. Youth development centers – the most restrictive, intensive dispositional option available to North Carolina’s juvenile courts – provide mentoring, education and therapeutic treatment to prepare youths for a fresh start when they reenter their communities.

Jordan most recently served as assistant director at Dobbs YDC. She began her public safety-related career in 1997 as probation and parole officer, and has also worked as a correctional case analyst, juvenile court counselor and youth counselor supervisor.

Jordan was raised in eastern North Carolina, and has lived in Greenville for 15 years. She earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Elizabeth City State University.


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