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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.
Data on the number of DJJ employees or youth who have a confirmed positive test for COVID-19.
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.
The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) will hold a Job Fair at the Eastman Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, January 19th, from 10:00 a.m. until 2 p.m for the Eastman Youth Development Center.
The My Life, Your Story program highlights the transformation of DJJ youth.
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.
Zeke Collins, JPPS III
District Director Bill Martin
JPPS II Sammy Williams
JPM Tyrese Harris
Regional Administrator Todd Bentley
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.
3408 Covington Highway
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.
The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) held a first-anniversary celebration for the Southwest Key's Evening Reporting Center on Monday, November 8. The center in Valdosta, Ga., is an evidence-based program designed to provide structure and supervision to juvenile justice system-involved youth at risk of recidivating.
Decatur, GA - The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) will hold a Job Fair in Augusta, Georgia, on Wednesday, October 27, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. DJJ is currently looking to hire Juvenile Correctional Officers (JCO), Housekeepers, and Food Service Workers for the Augusta Youth Development Campus and Regional Youth Development Campus.
Decatur, GA – The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) hosted a graduation ceremony for 39 newly-trained Juvenile Correctional Officer (JCO) cadets on Friday, October 22nd, at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth, Ga. The cadets have now joined the ranks of other JCOs at state-run secure facilities throughout Georgia.
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Basic Juvenile Correctional Officer Training (BJCOT) Class #244 Graduation held in April 2021 in Forsyth, Georgia.
In December, the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice held graduation ceremonies around the state for youth attending the Georgia Preparatory Academy.
On December 15, 2020, the Cobb County Board of Commissioners recognized Marietta RYDC Staff for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Grammy award-winning artist Lecrae shared his journey to restoration with Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) youth during a visit to the Rockdale Regional Youth Detention Center (RYDC)
The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) and the Southwest Key Programs have partnered for a new rehabilitation center for at-risk youth in the Lowndes County Valdosta area.
DJJ Commissioner Tyrone Oliver is interviewed about the strong partnership with DJJ and Goodwill of North Georgia.