Skip to Content

home

Watch more videos

Results & verdicts

more results & verdicts

Categories for Child Abuse

In lawsuits, Turpin siblings say foster parents beat them, forced them to eat vomit

              Leave your thoughts

As reported by the Desert Sun, “Six of the Turpin siblings have filed lawsuits against Riverside County and a foster care provider, saying they faced further abuse after being rescued from decades of confinement and malnourishment at the hands of their parents.” Read more here.

Read More

What ‘Safety First’ for Children Should Mean

              Leave your thoughts

The following was published in the New York Law Journal.  Click here to read the full text on ResearchGate. As a policy matter, we must address and end the circumstances of parents who raise allegations of abuse of their child during the pendency of a divorce from being unjustly attacked... View Article

Read More

Devereux Employee Guilty of Assaulting 14-Year-Old Resident

              Leave your thoughts

As reported by MyChesCo, “a former employee at Devereux’s Brandywine Campus in Glenmoore was found guilty on Monday by a jury of simple assault and endangering the welfare of a child, announced Chester County District Attorney Deb Ryan.” Read more here.

Read More

WPLG: DCF records show boy reunited with parents suffered before death

              Leave your thoughts

As reported by WPLG Local 10, “Rashid Bryant was 22 months old when he died in 2020 in Opa-locka. He was in foster care until the Florida Department of Children and Families reunited him with his mother, Jabora Deris, in February. By Nov. 6, Rashid was dead.” Read the entire... View Article

Read More

DCF Removes Four Children from Palm Beach County Couple After An Investigation Reveals They Physically Abused a 13-Year-old Adopted son.

              Leave your thoughts

The Palm Beach County couple was arrested for child abuse by the police after discovery of the abusive, deplorable conditions the boy suffered in. Read more here.

Read More

Tampa Bay Times: Pinellas sheriff blasted foster agency, but his investigators removed children at a higher rate than any other county

              Leave your thoughts

As reported by the Tampa Bay Times, Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri in November announced a criminal investigation into Eckerd Connects after a child was injured and another overdosed at an unlicensed Largo office where foster children that the agency could not place slept in “deplorable conditions.” Read more here.

Read More

Florida Today: Police investigation: DCF alerted at least 6 times before mother charged with manslaughter of infant son

              Leave your thoughts

As reported by Florida Today, a police investigation revealed the state Department of Children and Family Services had been called at least six times regarding abuse allegations in the case of a mother who now faces a charge of manslaughter in connection to the death of her infant son. Read more here

Read More

Throughout the Covid-19 Pandemic, over 2,700 Children Came into the Custody of Illinois’ Already Struggling Child Welfare System

              Leave your thoughts

A year and a half into the Covid-19 Pandemic, the existing problems with Illinois’ child welfare system have worsened. In April 2020, the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) received only 47% of the calls it did in April 2019. This drop in calls was largely attributed to... View Article

Read More

Florida DCF confirmed flaws with the handling of child abuse complaints concerning foster parents following USA Today story

              Leave your thoughts

Several tragic cases of Justice for Kids Partner Stacie Schmerling were recently featured in USA Today concerning the failures of the Department of Children and Families (DCF) to investigate and respond to credible complaints against foster care providers to ensure children are safe. Complaints to Florida’s abuse hotline about caregivers... View Article

Read More

Disturbing Video of Violent Child Abuse Leads to the Arrest of Two Daycare Employees

              Leave your thoughts

The unimaginable happened when a Tampa, Florida resident noticed her one-year-old son experiencing serious pain in his leg. She cautiously took him to the hospital for an examination and was shocked to learn that her child was found with multiple fractures in his leg as a result of physical abuse.... View Article

Read More

Contact Us

All Information is Confidential.










    Justice For Kids News & Blog

    more posts

    home

    Watch more videos

    Results & verdicts

    more results & verdicts

    Justice For Kids News & Blog

    more posts

    home

    Watch more videos

    Results & verdicts

    more results & verdicts