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Georgia DJJ Announces Reelection of Board Chair

The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) is pleased to announce today the reelection of Sandra Heath Taylor as Chair of the Board of Juvenile Justice. The Board Chair leads DJJ's 15-member Board, which establishes the agency's general policy. Each board member is appointed by the Governor of Georgia.  

GA DJJ Welcomes New Board Members

The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) is pleased to announce today three new appointments to the Board of Juvenile Justice and the reappointment of six sitting board members by Governor Brian P. Kemp. The Board of Juvenile Justice consists of 15 members, each appointed by the Governor, and establishes the agency's general policy. 


On May 27, the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) hosted a graduation ceremony for 28 newly trained cadets at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth, Ga. The cadets are now Juvenile Correctional Officers (JCO) and have joined the ranks of other JCOs at 25 state-run facilities throughout Georgia.


DJJ Holds Georgia Preparatory Academy Spring Graduation Ceremonies

During the week of May 24, the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) held graduation ceremonies around the state for youth attending the Georgia Preparatory Academy (GPA). Nineteen high school diplomas and thirty-one GED diplomas were awarded at nine DJJ facilities over five days.


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. 

Contact DJJ Communications

Glenn Allen

Communications Director


3408 Covington Highway
Decatur, GA 30032

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