Allen Dills Reassigned

FORSYTH, Ga. -Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) Commissioner Tyrone Oliver announced the reassignment of Allen Dills to Warden at Metro Reentry Facility (RF) effective November 1st, following the retirement of current Warden Steven Perkins. Dills will be responsible for overseeing staff members and approximately 355 medium and minimum-security male offenders at the special mission facility. In addition, oversight of the Metro complex consisting of Metro Transitional Center (TC), Atlanta TC and Clayton TC will fall under Dills’ responsibility.

“With more than 20 years of experience with GDC, we are confident that Allen’s knowledge and exceptional leadership qualities will be a great benefit to the unique mission of Metro RF,” said Commissioner Oliver. “His commitment, integrity and overall dedication to public safety will serve both the staff and offenders well.”

Dills began his career with the GDC in 2002 as an Accountant Paraprofessional at Lee Arrendale State Prison (LASP) and was promoted to Personnel Manager in 2009. In 2012, he was promoted to Deputy Warden of Administration at Phillips State Prison and in 2015, Allen was promoted to Regional Business Manager for the North Region. He was promoted to Superintendent at Lee Arrendale Transitional Center in 2018, followed by a promotion to Warden at Lee SP. In 2021 Dills was promoted to Warden at LASP where he currently serves.

Dills attended Gainesville State College and North Georgia University. He has completed the following departmental training: Basic Correctional Officer Training, Basic Management Training, Advanced Management Training, Professional Management Program through Columbus State University, Warden’s Pre-Command, and Wardens Exchange Program with Prison Fellowship.


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