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​DJS COVID-19 Hotline


This recording will be updated as needed with current information related to outbreaks of confirmed cases of COVID-19 among staff and youth in DJS facilities.​

Grant Initiates Investment in Multisystemic Therapies for Families in Baltimore City​

Betsy Fox Tolentino Heads Community Operations Division in Department’s Focus on Diversion, Equity, and Inclusion​​

The homebuilding industry still needs thousands of workers, and it’s looking in new places to hire (Minnesota Public Radio Marketplace)

Diversion Works: Criminal Justice Reform Will Rebuild Communities (AFRO)

Secretary Abed interviewed on WYPR's Midday with Tom Hall - Addressing Racial Disparities in the Juvenile Justice System

Check out our latest Research Spotlight Series newsletter.​​

Governor's Office
PREA Prison Rape Elimination Act 


El​imination and Reporting of Sexual Abuse and Harassment Policy and Procedures.


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Maryland Census 2020
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