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Agency Spotlight: CJCC

March 19, 2015

Do you know what the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council does?

Criminal Justice Reform in Georgia

June 9, 2014

In 21 years, between 1990 and 2011, Georgia prisons doubled in occupancy. And state spending increased—by over $500 million annually.

Something needed to change. Something wasn’t working.

How To Report Tips On Unsolved Crimes

February 26, 2014

Reporting tips to the GBI can help solve crimes.

Driving Under the Influence

January 9, 2014

Driving with impaired judgment is a deadly risk that should not be taken.

Finding Correctional Facilities in Georgia

August 22, 2013

Georgia houses hundreds of correctional facilities--jails, prisons, juvenile, county, state, etc. Discover how you can find the one you're looking for.

Searching for Offenders

June 21, 2013

The Georgia Department of Corrections and Georgia Bureau of Investigation can help you track incarcerated and released offenders.

Preventing and Reporting Elder Abuse

January 29, 2013

Every day, older adults suffer from abuse, neglect and exploitation. All have devastating and life-threatening consequences yet go undetected, under-recognized and underreported.

Improving the Juvenile Justice System

December 28, 2012

The Special Council on Criminal Justice Reform for Georgians last week released its recommendations for saving money and reducing the number of repeat offenders within the juvenile justice system.

Forestry Commission Joins Task Force to Prevent Arson

September 17, 2012

The Georgia Forestry Commission is joining with 13 other states to launch the Southeast Arson Task Force, the first of its kind in the nation. A federal grant is funding the project, which will advance the training for fire investigators in member states, most of which are understaffed and underfunded.