Abuse, Neglect & Maltreatment

New Jersey lags nation in substantiating child-abuse claims, data show

Child abuse and neglect reports

Chart shows the number of children about whom complaints were received, and the number and percentage substantiated in 2012. The complete report, broken down by municipality, is available here.

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Centralia man arrested on suspicion of child abuse



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A 29-year-old Centralia man was arrested Friday on suspicion of child abuse for allegedly grabbing his 7-year-old son by the throat and slamming him… Continue reading

2 charged with child abuse, felonious restraint – Casper Star

LARAMIE — An Albany County man and woman were charged with one count each of child abuse and three counts each of felonious restraint.

Authorities say the two kept a 7-year-old child in an outdoor cage. The woman is the… Continue reading

Sheriff’s Report: Wilton man arrested for child abuse

SPARTA—A 31-year-old Wilton man was arrested on child abuse, child neglect and disorderly conduct charges after he was accused of shooting two small children with an airsoft gun.

According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department, Jamie G. Odegard was alone… Continue reading

Police vow to find all offenders in NZ-linked child abuse plot

Police are vowing to track down every offender in an international child abuse conspiracy with strong links to New Zealand.

So far, seven men have been jailed for sexually abusing a boy, known as Adam, who was purchased as a… Continue reading

Germany: Man Accused of Child Abuse Over 20 Years

Associated Press

German authorities have arrested a man suspected of sexually abusing children over the past two decades after finding a boy who had been missing for several weeks at his apartment.

Petra Hertwig, a prosecutor in the eastern city of Cottbus,… Continue reading

Number of child abuse claims deemed valid in New Jersey below national average

Only about 10 percent of all child abuse or neglect complaints made in New Jersey in 2012 were found to be valid, compared with the national average of about 18 percent, according to state and national data.

Children’s advocates said… Continue reading

Course educates providers on recognizing, documenting child abuse

Brian Irish, instructor for the class on child abuse, demonstrates the force applied during Shaken Baby Syndrome. SKIP BUTLER/The Daily Tribune News


Fifty-one children are the victims of confirmed abuse or neglect each day in the state of Georgia. On average, at least one child dies each week as a result of abuse or neglect.

Those statistics, provided during Wednesday’s Partnerships… Continue reading

Drugs, child endangerment send woman to prison

Posted: Friday, July 25, 2014 5:37 pm

Drugs, child endangerment send woman to prison

PLYMOUTH — A Walkerton woman was sentenced Thursday in Marshall County Superior Court to two consecutive terms stemming from separate cases involving drugs and child endangerment,… Continue reading

Lawsuits challenge state child abuse review

Most of the horrific foster care cases handled by the state Children, Youth and Families Department are never known to the general public – the abuse and neglect done to children sequestered and silenced under statute until one of those… Continue reading

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