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Laney student, 14, charged with arson

...against the student on a charge of arson in the first degree. The student has been turned over to the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice.The school is contemplating further disciplinary actions, Williams said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-03-21/laney-student-14-charg
Principal Frazier has option for alternative school busing

...would have to run as early as 5:30 a.m. and would not finish dropping students home until after 6 p.m.The Department of Juvenile Justice has agreed to put probation officers on the bus and in the community centers to monitor the students...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-02-21/principal-frazier-has-opt
Across South Carolina

Officer accused of stabbing with forkCOLUMBIA - A correctional officer with the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice is accused of stabbing a student with a fork.Naja Woods, 31, is charged with third-degree assault and battery. Officials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-02-07/across-south-carolina
Board puts off decision on alternative school transportation

...would have to run as early as 5:30 a.m. and would not finish dropping students home until after 6 p.m.The Department of Juvenile Justice has agreed to put probation officers on the bus and in the community centers to monitor the students...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-02-18/board-puts-decision-alter
Augusta YDC director Cedric Taylor leaving for warden position

...After just a year on the job, Augusta Youth Development Campus Director Cedric Tay lor is moving on.Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice spokesman Jim Shuler confirmed late Tuesday that Taylor has accepted "a challenging new position" as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-01-14/augusta-ydc-director-c
Ga. lawmakers tell child advocates not to expect much

...still haven't returned to the level before the recession, meaning little money available for agencies like the Department of Juvenile Justice.A state report released last month showed that turnover among guards in juvenile-detention centers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-10/ga-lawmakers-tell-child-
Pay for Ga. correctional officers trails South

...the state's Department of Corrections and the Department of Juvenile Justice. Lawmakers on the Senate Appropriations...million. The turnover rate was 57 percent at the Department of Juvenile Justice, which spent $9.7 million to retrain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-01-04/pay-ga-correctional-officers
Across Georgia

...more than 2,000 federal tax returns.In other newsPOLICE ARE SEARCHING for a man who burglarized a Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice building. Avondale Estates police say a man jumped a fence and rammed a first-floor window with a pallet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-01-02/across-georgia
Sweeping juvenile justice law to take effect with new year in Georgia

...getting right on crime," Department of Juvenile Justice Commissioner Avery...two-thirds of the budget of the Department of Juvenile Justice is devoted to the...said.The new law tasks the Department of Juvenile Justice with developing three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2013-12-25/sweeping-juvenile-justice-
Richard Roundtree reflects on first year as Richmond County sheriff

...that have also been marked off the list.In an Oct. 14 meeting announcing the changes to come in the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice, Roundtree sat alongside District Attor ney Ashley Wright and suggested alternatives to incarcerating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-12-21/richard-roundtree-refl