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Decatur County Department of Juvenile Justice

323 Potter Street
Bainbridge, GA 39817
Fax (229) 248-2654
Office (229) 248-2650

The Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) provides supervision, detention and a wide range of treatment and educational services for youths referred to the Department by the Juvenile Courts. The Department provides assistance or delinquency prevention services for at-risk youths through collaborative efforts with other public, private and community entities.

Decatur County Juvenile Court Judge     Edwin J. Perry III

Juvenile Program Manager                     Joyce Jones

From the State of Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice

The Mission : “To protect and serve the citizens of Georgia by holding youthful offenders accountable for their actions through the delivery of effective services, in appropriate settings, establishing youth in their communities as law abiding citizens.”

The Vision : “Youth served by the Department of Juvenile Justice will be offered the opportunity to achieve their highest potential through proven, innovative and effective programs delivered in appropriate settings by a well trained, professional staff, with a commitment to best practices in juvenile corrections.”

A Bainbridge and Decatur County Juvenile Delinquency Forum was held in February and March of 2008.

See a portion of the Juvenile Delinquency Forum comments and video of particpants here.

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