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About TJDO

Texas Justice Dot Org is located in Missouri City, Texas. Owned by Terry Pelz, a former Texas prison warden and now a criminal justice consultant, Texas Justice Dot Org debuted in March 2004. Texas Justice Dot Org is a continually evolving content web site focusing on justice and social issues in Texas. Mr. Pelz is a nationally recognized authority on prison gangs, having published and testified in state and federal court on the subject. He was the first webmaster and web site developer for the National Major Gang Task Force, an organization he helped establish. Mr. Pelz is co-author of "Introduction to Criminal Justice: Texas Edition," published by Wadsworth Publishing Company. He received a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Lamar University and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati. Another production venture, that has since being taken over by its owner, is the renowned web site, Gangs Or Us. The mission of Texas Justice Dot Org is to educate and empower its readers regarding issues in Texas justice and society.

Mr. Pelz is also an adjunct instructor of criminal justice at the University of Houston-Downtown. In 2017, he was awarded "Outstanding Adjunct of the Year" for the university.