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The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice is a multi-faceted agency that serves the state's justice involved youth up to the age of 21.
Tyrone Oliver is a long-time resident of Newton County, Georgia and was appointed to the position of DJJ Commissioner by Governor Brian P. Kemp on July 25, 2019.
The My Life, Your Story program highlights the transformation of DJJ youth.
The F.R.E.S.H. Start Youth Initiative is a DJJ program that works with the business community to provide current and former justice-involved youth career opportunities.
DJJ's Transforming U Initiative strives to improve employees' overall health and well-being in all aspects of their lives.
DJJ is searching for special candidates to become part of our dedicated team of professionals.
Job seekers can visit Team Georgia for more information about career opportunities in juvenile corrections.
Data on the number of DJJ employees or youth who have a confirmed positive test for COVID-19.
Family members, advocates, and other concerned citizens can report complaints to the Office of the Ombudsman on behalf of youth under supervision of the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice.
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Decatur, GA 30032
The Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) Office of Communications is the point of contact for media inquiries from all local, state and national news organizations.
(Decatur, GA) – The American Correctional Association (ACA) announced on November 4 that Tyrone Oliver, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ), was elected as the organization's next Vice President. Commissioner Oliver, appointed in 2019 by Governor Brian P. Kemp to lead DJJ, will be sworn into the voluntary post during the ACA's Winter Meeting in January 2023.
(Decatur, Ga.) – The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) held a graduation ceremony for 28 newly-trained Juvenile Correctional Officers (JCO) on Friday, August 26, at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth, Ga. The cadets will join the ranks of other JCOs at secure facilities across the state.
The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) is deeply saddened by the passing of one of our youths. We send our heartfelt condolence to the youth's family, friends, and loved ones, and they remain in our thoughts and prayers.
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The My Life, Your Story program is a Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) initiative through its Office of Reentry Services.
DJJ at the 2022 Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Georgia
A Georgia Senate Resolution honoring Commissioner Tyrone Oliver
February 11, 2022 Graduation of BJCOT Class #250
Learn what Investigator Haley Beckham likes most about working within the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice
Congratulations to the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice Georgia Preparatory Academy December Graduates - Class of 2021
The graduation ceremony for Ga DJJ Basic Juvenile Correctional Officer Training. December 2021 at GPSTC in Forsyth, Georgia