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Georgia

Georgia's delinquency services are organized at both the state and local level. In most counties, community supervision and aftercare services are provided by the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ), an independent juvenile corrections agency. In 13 urban counties, local juvenile courts administer community supervision and aftercare services (Chatham, Clayton, Cobb, Dekalb, Dougherty, Floyd, Fulton, Glynn, Gwinnet, Hall, Spalding, Troup, and Whitfield Counties). Twelve counties maintain a mixture of DJJ and local juvenile court service staff to provide community supervision services (Carroll, Columbia, Coweta, Crawford, Fayette, Gordon, Heard, Henry, Newton, Peach, Upson, and Walton Counties). DJJ also administers all secure detention and the commitment to state public facilities.