New alternative school principal won't seek student busing

...Pamela Doumar told board members that the court would contribute $3,000 to the effort and that the Department of Juvenile Justice had agreed to put probation officers onto the bus and into the community center hubs to monitor the students...

Tight budgets challenge Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice

...challenges the new commissioner of the Department of Juvenile Justice, Avery Niles, will face with a...of the negative headlines for the DJJ over the past year, including a...new commissioner of the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice since 2010, Niles has pledged to...

Department of Juvenile Justice replaces Augusta YDC director

Melvin Womble has been named acting director of the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice's Youth Development Campus in Augusta, effective immediately, the state agency announced Wednesday.As acting director, Womble...

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...

Juvenile justice reform could save taxpayers money

...in the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice could save taxpayers...effect on Jan. 1.Department of Juvenile Justice Commissioner Avery...conjunction with the Department of Juvenile Justice. The program...

Department of Juvenile Justice representatives address YDC upheaval

A representative from the Department of Juvenile Justice was in Augusta for the District...Jackson, who was appointed by DJJ commissioner Gale Buckner...Buckner is taking the Georgia DJJ and took questions.Audience...facilities, Jackson said the DJJ is a district school that...

Augusta YDC names new principal

...selected as the new principal for the Department of Juvenile Justice's Youth Development Campus in...a professional history with the Department of Juvenile Justice and has done an excellent job for DJJ," Niles said. "Associate Superintendent...

Two more firings announced at Augusta YDC

...inmates in October, the Department of Juvenile Justice announced Friday.Junior...security policies at the Department of Juvenile Justice," Niles said in the release. "I have cautioned DJJ Staff in Augusta and throughout...

Sheriff's south precinct to move to former DJJ facility on Mike Padgett Highway

...Southgate shopping center, plans to move to the old Department of Juvenile Justice building on Mike Padgett Highway (Georgia Highway...office purchased the new building from the state Department of Juvenile Justice for only $10, and the city has offered to spend...

3 juveniles arrested in slaying of 89-year-old Allendale man

...Division.The teenagers ? whose names have not been released ? are currently in custody of the S.C. Department of Juvenile Justice, according to Berry.SLED investigated the case at the request of the Allendale Police Department.