Augusta YDC administrators were immediately instructed to make the following

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Augusta YDC administrators were immediately instructed to make the following safety improvements as well as others: to ensure detainee movement and population counts are properly conducted that dorms are managed in a manner which prevents safety and security issues that perimeter checks are conducted as outlined in policy “The Augusta YDC escape incident is a prime example of why I place such importance on the enforcement of safety and security policies at the Department of Juvenile Justice,” said Commissioner Niles. “I have cautioned DJJ Staff in Augusta and throughout the state that I will continue to seek out safety and security laxes and continue to crack down on violators anywhere they’re found. More violations will mean more dismissals,” Niles said. “I will also continue to make unannounced security visits at Augusta and our other secure facilities across Georgia to ensure the safety of our youth in custody and the public we serve,” the Commissioner said. DJJ investigators continue their probe of several recent incidents at the Augusta YDC. (END RELEASE) AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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  • Spring '19
  • CatherineM.Arrington
  • escape, Security engineering, DJJ Commissioner Avery D. Niles

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