New alternative school principal won't seek student busing

...Court Judge 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...

Juvenile system gets ombudsman

...operates now have someone to listen to them.The Department of Juvenile Justice announced the Office of the Ombudsman Thursday...forms.This office simplifies contact between the Department of Juvenile Justice and families, Carter said, and she looks...

3 Georgia agencies have jobs to fill

...and a crisis or two that forced leaders' hands.The Department of Cor rec tions is hiring prison guards. The Department of Juvenile Justice needs corrections officers and the Department of Family and Children Ser vices is adding 175 child-welfare...

Tight budgets challenge Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice

...biggest challenges the new commissioner of the Department of Juvenile Justice, Avery Niles, will face with a tight...contraband.The fifth new commissioner of the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice since 2010, Niles has pledged to correct...

Department of Juvenile Justice commissioner retires after less than 1 year

Appointed to help address problems at the Geor gia Department of Juvenile Jus tice after the death of a teen at an Augusta youth deten tion facility, Com mis sion er Gale Buckner will retire from her...

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...

Juvenile justice reform could save taxpayers money

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

Audit blames Juvenile Justice turnover on low pay, long hours

...according to a state audit that blames low pay, long hours and agency management.With a $200 million budget, the Department of Juvenile Justice operates a network of 27 lock-up facilities, such as the two in Augusta that together hold 138 juveniles...

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

...Enforcement 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.

Two teens arrested in Warrenville burglaries

...counts of second-degree burglary and one count of attempted second-degree burglary. They were taken to the Department of Juvenile Justice in Columbia.The sheriff's office is working with the U.S. Postal Service on the burglary at the...