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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
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-01-14/augusta-ydc-director-c
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-01-02/across-georgia
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
Juvenile justice reform could save taxpayers money

Changes in the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice could save taxpayers more than $90,000 for each child who doesn't have to be incarcerated.In a town hall-style meeting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-14/juvenile-justice-reform-could
Program aims to help parolees, probationers transition back to society

...report from the Special Council on Criminal Justice Reform for Georgians recommended methods for the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice to save money and invest the savings into community support programs to reduce recidivism.According...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-18/program-aims-help-parolees-pr
Scope of Georgia Juvenile Justice abuse claim widens

...goes far beyond the 20 cases that led to the suspensions of 18 investigators and their supervisor, Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice Commissioner Avery Niles said Sunday.An investigation into the unresolved cases led to the finding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-07-21/scope-georgia-juvenile-justice-abus
Augusta YDC among nation's worst for sex assaults

...allegations of sexual misconduct coming from juvenile residents who responded to the survey last year," Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice Commissioner Avery Niles said in a news release Friday.Twenty percent of residents reported assaults...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-06-07/augusta-ydc-among-nati
Ga. suspends 19 juvenile justice workers, supervisor

DECATUR, Ga. - Nineteen Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice investigators and the chief of investigations were suspended with pay Thursday while authorities investigate juvenile inmates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-06-14/ga-suspends-19-juvenil
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-10-31/department-juvenile-ju