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...

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...


...state photo ID with copy of signed Social Security card; (706) 792-7513 chenelleokoro@djj.state.ga.us, (706) 771-5868 ednamaywiggins@djj.state.ga.usMIC CHECK ART AND POETRY SHOW: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, Jaguar Student...

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...

Budget panel chairman seeks more answers on DSS plan

...for months to fire Koller, announced a replacement last month. Susan Alford, a former director at the Department of Juvenile Justice, faces a tough confirmation process in the Senate. It was a bipartisan Senate panel's investigation into...

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...

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...