Reforms show results, juvenile justice officials say

...facility, amounting to a budget for the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice that peaked at $300 million.For all...to its database of student records to both the Department of Juvenile Justice and to the Department of Family and Children's...

Augusta detention center barber faces charges

An Augusta Youth Development Campus barber has been charged with soliciting a youth at the facility.A Department of Juvenile Justice news release stated the youth reported harassment by Steven Kenneth Boler to a corrections officer on...

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 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.

Fort job fair showcases post-military work

...members are looking for unique people.The Georgia Department of Cor rec tions, the Army National Guard, the Department of Juvenile Justice and Georgia Regents University all had booths at Fort Gordon's Army Reserve Center on Thursday, hoping...

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...

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...

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...

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.