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  • Timothy Niermann Named Interim Secretary of Department of Juvenile Justice

    Today, Governor Rick Scott announced Timothy Niermann will become the Secretary of the Florida Department of Juvenile Read more >
  • Gov. Scott - Juvenile Arrests Drop to Historic 42-Year Low

    Governor Rick Scott announced today that the number of juvenile arrests continued to decline in 2016-2017 according Read more >
  • DJJ Honors 2018 Youth Ambassadors During Youth Success Day

    Today, Florida Department of Juvenile Justice Secretary Christina K. Daly, the Florida Juvenile Justice Foundation, Read more >
Interim Secretary Tim Niermann


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by reducing juvenile 
delinquency through
effective prevention, 
intervention and treatment
services that strengthen
families and turn
around the lives of
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