Second chance for DJJ

...management - the state Department of Juvenile Justice. Last week, five...July 2003 by former DJJ Commissioner Orlando...office advised the new DJJ commissioner, Albert...now is whether the Department of Juvenile Justice can do a better job...responsible for bringing DJJ to heel the first...

Returning YDC to DJJ incomprehensible

...last time I checked, the Department of Juvenile Justice was a state agency under his...entire process was the state DJJ staff's mishandling of the...receive inside information from DJJ employees to assist them in...Unique Solutions pointed out DJJ's illegal actions, and...

DJJ escapee charged with robberies

...authorities say. Raymond Harrison escaped from a state Department of Juvenile Justice facility Oct. 23 and was arrested Wednesday at a motel...was found Oct. 25 in Myrtle Beach. He had been at the DJJ facility on a probation violation charge. Harrison was...

Georgia boosts juvenile system schooling

...technology in the state.The school system operated by the Department of Juvenile Justice also has the challenge of constantly changing enrollment...limited innovative approaches by our educators. Now, DJJ education is on the move with instructional material presented...

Haley names new director of state's troubled Department of Social Services

...on Monday named a former director at South Carolina's Department of Juvenile Justice as her choice to lead the troubled Department of Social...arrested or victims of abuse. Alford was previously at DJJ for nearly 14 years in various director roles. Before...

Parents learn about truancy, consequences at community meeting

The Department of Juvenile Justice and the Richmond County school system are ready to tamp down student...There is no way around it. The school social workers, the DJJ, Juvenile Court all have programs we can use to help families...

Wilbert Wilson Sr.

...1965 graduate of Lucy Laney High School, Augusta, Ga. and was retired from Augusta YDC as a Youth Correctional Officer for DJJ. Those left to cherish his loving memory include: children, LaTonya D. Wilson, Olena R. Wilson and Wilbert Wilson, Jr...

Augusta YDC director Cedric Taylor leaving for warden position

...lor is moving on.Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice spokesman Jim Shuler confirmed...terminations. At the time, DJJ Commis sioner Avery Niles...stabilizing force.Taylor "came to DJJ at a time when the Augusta...news release.Taylor gave DJJ a month's notice, but his...

Juvenile system gets ombudsman

...someone to listen to them.The Department of Juvenile Justice announced the Office of the Ombudsman...resolution."The Ombudsman position is DJJ's agency-wide 'problem-solver...office simplifies contact between the Department of Juvenile Justice and families, Carter said, and...

Audit blames Juvenile Justice turnover on low pay, long hours

...200 million budget, the Department of Juvenile Justice operates a network of 27 lock-up...supervisors and senior leadership in DJJ facilities can have a significant...vacancies is so great that DJJ officials admitted to the...talent for eventual promotion.DJJ Commissioner Avery Niles didn't...