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The Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice provides a range of services to sentenced, committed, probated, and detained youth and their families, creating opportunities for those youth to develop into productive, responsible citizens while enhancing public safety.


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NEW: The 2018 DJJ Annual Report is now available. Click HERE to view it now!

Our Vision Statement

The Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice aspires to be a premier team of professionals committed to providing life-changing services resulting in the positive transformation of children, families, and communities.​​​​

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LaShana M. Harris, Commissioner