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Secretary Wansley Walters

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Scott Signs DJJ Overhaul Reflecting New Approach

Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday signed a bill rewriting laws that govern the state Department of Juvenile Justice, reinforcing an emphasis on prevention, intervention and the rehabilitation of youthful offenders.

06/17/2014

(Source: The Miami Herald)

Florida’s DJJ Secretary Meets With Protesters In Capitol

About a week after student protesters have situated themselves in a hallway at the state Capitol, Governor Scott, after listening to the protesters last Thursday, asked Department of Juvenile Justice Secretary Wansley Walters to meet with the activists Monday.

07/23/2013

(Source: AP)

State Unveils Plans To Prevent Abuse At Fla. Detention Centers

After an incident in December involving a 15-year-old girl, state officials announced plans Friday children from being abused behind the walls of Florida’s juvenile detention centers.

CBS4–01/18/2013

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