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...

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...

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...

Staff shake-up at Augusta YDC continues with principal firing

...employee has been fired as the Department of Juvenile Justice continues a staff shake-up...investigation in which she is named, DJJ Commissioner Avery D. Niles...During a review in November, DJJ's Central Office discovered...before James-Ford applied at DJJ.There has been no evidence...

Injured YDC inmate released from hospital

...cuts and bruises," the Department of Juvenile Justice said Friday.In a media release...a residence unit and that DJJ Commissioner Avery Niles has...youths were injured. The DJJ is recommending that felony...facility."The widening joint DJJ ? GBI investigation is expected...

Sheriff's office celebrates opening of new south Augusta precinct

...from Procter & Gamble in the former DJJ facility.The sheriff's office bought...been vacant for five years, from the Department of Juvenile Justice for $10 and the city budgeted up to...about the potential move to the vacant DJJ building."I wasn't high on it...

Youth injured in fight at Augusta YDC facility

...unit Sunday, the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice announced Monday.The fight...department. While officers from DJJ Internal Investigations are...response to Sunday's assault, DJJ Commissioner Avery Niles said...movement will be limited while a DJJ Security Emergency Response...