ATLANTA -- Nearly half of the corrections officers in the state's juvenile facilities have left for better jobs each year since 2010, according to a state audit that blames low pay, long hours and ...
The number of unresolved sex abuse investigations at Georgia's juvenile detention centers goes far beyond the 20 cases that led to the suspensions of 18 investigators and their supervisor.
The second teen prosecuted as an adult after a group escaped from the Augusta Youth Development Campus pleaded guilty Thursday.
ATLANTA — Even before Gov. Nathan Deal signs a comprehensive juvenile-justice bill into law this week in Dalton, state and local governments have begun putting the pieces into place.
According to the indictment, on Dec. 2 Daryl Wayne Gordon allegedly lured another teenager to an area out of sight of guards, choked the teen unconscious and then kicked and stomped the victim in ...
The oldest of five juveniles whose October escape helped prompt an overhaul in management and staff at the Augusta Youth Development Campus pleaded guilty Thursday.
Cedric B. Taylor will be the facility's new director, Department of Juvenile Justice spokesman Jim Shuler said in a media release.
The interim director of the Youth Development Campus in Augusta has been dismissed, and two new appointments have been made.
More than 13 months after one inmate beat another to death in his cell, the Augusta Youth Development Campus is far from being drama-free.
The Department of Juvenile Justice commissioner is continuing surprise inspections at the Augusta Youth Development Campus and asking employees to report unethical behavior to the ...
Two Augusta Youth Development Campus officers were fired Friday, in connection with the escape of five inmates in October, the Department of Juvenile Justice announced Friday.
Another Augusta Youth Development Campus employee has been fired as the Department of Juvenile Justice continues a staff shake-up at the facility.
The interim director of the troubled Augusta Youth Development Campus was suspended with pay Wednesday and a lieutenant was fired, Department of Juvenile Justice spokesman Jim Shuler said.
A 15-year-old was released from the hospital after being assaulted Sunday at the Augusta YDC by another youth.
A 21-member panel that radically overhauled adult sentencing in the last legislative session is proposing equally dramatic changes for lawmakers to consider for juvenile law breakers.
An internal audit of the Augusta Youth Development Campus shows the director appointed by the Department of Juvenile Justice in March was either not trained or ignored policy but ...
An evaluation report on the Augusta Youth Development Campus shows the facility failed to follow protocol in numerous areas, including not having a planner to oversee all emergency responses.
Melvin Womble has been named acting director of the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice's Youth Development Campus in Augusta.
Augusta Youth Development Campus staff took at least an hour and 20 minutes to begin an outside search for five escapees after a staff member spotted the inmates by the road and called the facility.
The last of five escapees from Augusta Youth Development Campus has been captured, authorities said.