Established in 1993 from the Department of Youth Services, the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice is responsible for providing custodial care and rehabilitation for the state’s children who are incarcerated, on probation or parole, or in community placement for a criminal or status offense.

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  • 2022 accountability report 

    South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (South Carolina State Library, 2022)
    South Carolina laws require that each state agency publish and submit to the Governor and the General Assembly an annual accountability report that contains the agency's or department's mission, objectives to accomplish ...
  • DJJ journal 

    South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (South Carolina State Library, 2022-09-26)
    This journal is a quick and informative snapshot of what’s going on around the SC Department of Juvenile Justice.
  • PREA facility audit report : final 

    South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (South Carolina State Library, 2022-01-10)
    This document is an auditing of rape and sexual assault in South Carolina's juvenile correctional institutions.
  • PREA facility audit report : final 

    South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (South Carolina State Library, 2021-12-30)
    This document is an auditing of rape and sexual assault in South Carolina's juvenile correctional institutions.
  • Statistical data for PREA 

    South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (South Carolina State Library, 2018-08)
    This document gives statistics on rape and sexual assault in South Carolina's juvenile correctional institutions.
  • Statistical data for PREA 

    South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (South Carolina State Library, 2017-08)
    This document gives statistics on rape and sexual assault in South Carolina's juvenile correctional institutions.
  • PREA data 2019 

    South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (South Carolina State Library, 2020-06-22)
    This document gives statistics on rape and sexual assault in South Carolina's juvenile correctional institutions.
  • 2018 SCDJJ PREA data 

    South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (South Carolina State Library, 2020-01-03)
    This document gives statistics on rape and sexual assault in South Carolina's juvenile correctional institutions.
  • 2017 SCDJJ PREA data 

    South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (South Carolina State Library, 2020-01-03)
    This document gives statistics on rape and sexual assault in South Carolina's juvenile correctional institutions.
  • Performance-based standards (PbS) report information sheet 

    South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (South Carolina State Library, 2021-07-09)
    This is a glossary of critical PbS terminology used at the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice.
  • Covid-19 fact sheet and frequently asked questions 

    South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (South Carolina State Library, 2022-08-24)
    Staying informed is an important part of responding to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic and helping ensure the safety of DJJ youth, staff and the public. To help keep you informed, a Fact Sheet was created about the ...
  • COVID-19 (Coronavirus) screening and response plan 

    South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (South Carolina State Library, 2022-08-01)
    The South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice is doing all it can to limit the transmission of COVID-19 within the agency’s secured facilities, county offices, and alternative placement sites. In accordance with Governor ...
  • JDAI : Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative 

    South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (South Carolina State Library, 2022-05-18)
    South Carolina is the 40th state to launch JDAI. JDAI is a system-wide change in philosophy, practice and policy which focuses on eight core strategies.
  • In-person visitation guidelines 

    South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (South Carolina State Library, 2022-08-22)
    This lists the visitation and scheduling policy requirements to follow when visiting a Department of Juvenile Justice correctional facility.
  • DJJ journal 

    South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (South Carolina State Library, 2022-08-23)
    This journal is a quick and informative snapshot of what’s going on around the SC Department of Juvenile Justice.
  • DJJ journal 

    South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (South Carolina State Library, 2022-07)
    This journal is a quick and informative snapshot of what’s going on around the SC Department of Juvenile Justice.
  • County statistics for fiscal year 2014-2015 with state comparison 

    South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (South Carolina State Library, 2015-09-03)
    These statistics broken down by county cover number and types of juvenile cases, top five referral offenses in juvenile cases, rate of delinquency processing for age-eligible juveniles, social characteristics of juvenile ...
  • County statistics for fiscal year 2013-2014 with state comparison 

    South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (South Carolina State Library, 2014-10-27)
    These statistics broken down by county cover number and types of juvenile cases, top five referral offenses in juvenile cases, rate of delinquency processing for age-eligible juveniles, social characteristics of juvenile ...
  • County statistics for fiscal year 2012-2013 with state comparison 

    South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (South Carolina State Library, 2014-01-10)
    These statistics broken down by county cover number and types of juvenile cases, top five referral offenses in juvenile cases, rate of delinquency processing for age-eligible juveniles, social characteristics of juvenile ...
  • County statistics for fiscal year 2011-2012 with state comparison 

    South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (South Carolina State Library, 2012-10-02)
    These statistics broken down by county cover number and types of juvenile cases, top five referral offenses in juvenile cases, rate of delinquency processing for age-eligible juveniles, social characteristics of juvenile ...

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