The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Administrator Bob Listenbee used an annual conference of state juvenile justice advisory groups last week to outline the new organizational structure of his agency, which has been in the works literally for years.
One of the biggest goals of the reorganization was to break up the old state relations process, in which the OJJDP staffer who served as a liaison to a state also monitoring that state’s compliance.
The idea, Deputy Administrator Jeff Slowikowski told The Chronicle of Social Change back in November, was to have those activities completely separated. It would appear that this has been achieved, along with other clustering of like ventures at the agency. . . .