Law Enforcement Response to Child Abuse
policies and procedures to investigate child abuse cases. Personnel investigating child abuse need to consider many important factors (see figure 1, “Considerations for Child Abuse Investigations,” pages 6 and 7). Established agency protocols, guidelines, and training will guide the decisionmaking process, but officers are likely to
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5 If a child has been sexually abused, there will be medical evidence. Medical evidence is found is less than 5% of substantiated CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE cases.9, 10 The most common type of abuse children experience at home is sexual abuse. 11CHILD NEGLECT is the most common type of abuse experienced in the home. 6
child abuse and neglect case is a detail that is kept confidential in order to protect the child(ren) and any siblings involved in a child abuse and neglect case. Is there another place to obtain information about the cases of abused or neglected children who
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