Division of Juvenile Justice
Anthony Lucero, Director

Anthony Lucero, Director of DJJAnthony Lucero is director of the Division of Juvenile Justice at CDCR. He served at DJJ as deputy director of operations and programs from 2012 to 2016 and was assistant chief of labor from 2011 to 2012.

Lucero was youth authority administrator at the Preston Youth Correctional Facility from 2010 to 2011, where he was a major from 2006 to 2009.

He was youth authority administrator at O.H. Close Youth Correctional Facility from 2009 to 2010, where he was treatment team supervisor from 2000 to 2006.

Lucero was a lieutenant at the DeWitt Nelson Youth Correctional Facility from 1998 to 2000, senior youth correctional counselor at the N.A. Chaderjian Youth Correctional Facility from 1997 to 1998 and served in several positions at the Karl Holton Youth Correctional Facility from 1992 to 1997, including sergeant and youth correctional counselor.

He held several positions at the Ventura Youth Correctional Facility from 1988 to 1992, including youth correctional counselor and youth correctional officer. This position requires Senate confirmation.

Division of Juvenile Justice
P.O. Box 588501
Elk Grove, CA 95758-8501
Voice: (916) 683-7460
FAX (916) 683-7770

Intake/Court Services
(eligibility for DJJ placement; available rehabilitation programs)
Voice: (916) 683-7483

Juvenile Offender Master Files
(records information)
Voice: (916) 683-7489
FAX (916) 683-7767

Voice: (916) 683-7754
FAX: (916) 683-7769