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Suspension of Visitation At Secure Facilities

Visitation at all DJJ secure facilities will be suspended until June 12, 2020

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The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice is a multi-faceted agency that serves the state's youthful offenders up to the age of 21.

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Commissioner Oliver

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.

Resources for Parents and Guardians

Contact The Office of the Ombudsman

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.

Mail to:

3408 Covington Highway
Decatur, GA 30032
United States

Latest News

Press Releases

DJJ HOLDS JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS GRADUATION CEREMONY

The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) hosted a graduation ceremony for 40 newly trained Cadets on Friday, May 22, at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth, Georgia. These Cadets are now Juvenile Correctional Officers (JCO) and will join the ranks of other JCOs at 25 state-run facilities throughout Georgia.

Oliver Named to Council of Juvenile Justice Administrators Board

The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) is pleased to announce that Commissioner Tyrone Oliver has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Council of Juvenile Justice Administrators (CJJA).  Commissioner Oliver will be one of four Regional Representatives and Chair of the South Region for CJJA.  

Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Today, the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) was notified that a staff member at the Metro Regional Youth Detention Center in DeKalb County has tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Media Inquiries

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. 

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