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...

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...

Program aims to help parolees, probationers transition back to society

...recommended methods for the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice to save money and invest the savings...December 2011 recidivism report, the DJJ found that 34 percent of individuals...duties and responsibilities."In a DJJ strategic plan for fiscal years 2013...

Scope of Georgia Juvenile Justice abuse claim widens

...suspensions of 18 investigators and their supervisor, Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice Commissioner Avery Niles said Sunday.An investigation...harassment are quickly and thoroughly investigated according to DJJ policy and state and federal law."The 18 investigators...

Ga. suspends 19 juvenile justice workers, supervisor

DECATUR, Ga. - Nineteen Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice investigators and the chief of investigations were suspended...expected to find among an experienced and dedicated staff at DJJ," Niles said in a statement. "It is a disturbing...

Gov. Haley selects chief of staff Bryan Stirling to lead corrections

...in public service, including stints at Corrections and the Department of Juvenile Justice.Byars, who suffered a stroke in June 2011 but returned to...for 10 years before Gov. Mark Sanford appointed him to lead DJJ in 2003.

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...

YDC staff delayed search for escapees, request for sheriff's office help

...timeline provided by the Department of Juvenile Justice, a corrections officer...outside the grounds, said DJJ's director of communications...separated and taken to other DJJ secure facilities.Few...were released by the DJJ immediately after the...