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Intake and System Reform

The Office of Pre-Adjudication Services and Reform contains the statewide intake, community detention, and reform and equity operations of six (6) Department of Juvenile Services regions and 33 field offices across Maryland.

The Office of Pre-Adjudication Services and Reform is comprised of (6) regional intake directors, the director of reform and equity, and the director of community detention operations. The Office is responsible for:

  • Managing and monitoring a uniform statewide approach for the review of intake complaints and to make certain appropriate assessments and review are conducted to promote the best interest of the child and public safety;
  • The Community Detention Operations including Community Detention, GPS Monitoring, Baltimore City Evening Reporting Center; and,
  • Statewide reform and equity initiatives and its statewide reform and equity operations at all levels of the juvenile justice system.

Region I - Baltimore City
(Baltimore City)
Intake Director – Olusola Ogunranti

Region II – Central Maryland
(Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, and Howard Counties)
Intake Director – Adrian Tyree

Region III – Western Maryland
(Allegany, Frederick, Garrett, and Washington Counties)
Intake Director – Derek Getic

Region IV – Eastern Shore
(Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties)
Intake Director – Andrew Grabis

Region V – Southern Maryland
(Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary's Counties)
Intake Director – Andrea McKeon

Region VI – Metro
(Montgomery and Prince George's Counties)
Intake Director - Kwabena Tuffour

Lisa Garry
Director, Office of System Reform

Lisa Garry

The System Reform Unit is responsible for statewide and local strategic coordination of the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI). The unit is also responsible for identifying system reform opportunities to reduce racial and ethnic disparities that may exist in agency policies and practices, and collaborate with local partners to reduce such disparities where applicable.