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Charges In DCF Bomb Threat

A 47-year-old woman of no certain address is charged with a phoned bomb threat to the Department of Children and Families.

05/11/2012

Some Child Abuse Offenders Could Be Removed From Database

Low-risk and rehabilitated suspects of child abuse and neglect might soon have the opportunity to have their names removed from the state’s database under legislation being considered by the General Assembly.

03/08/2012

(Courtesy DCF website)

DCF Changes Abuse Investigation Policies

The Connecticut Department of Children and Families is changing the way it investigates reports of child neglect and abuse by creating separate responses for low and high-risk incidents.

03/05/2012

(Courtesy DCF website)

DCF To Change Abuse/Neglect Reporting Practices

Officials with the Department of Children and Families say they are finalizing changes that will soon reform how the state’s child welfare agency deals with less serious neglect cases by working more closely with families.

02/09/2012

Doug Wirth, George Harasz (Courtesy Glastonbury Police)

Parents Plead Not Guilty In Assault of Their Children

Two Glastonbury men accused of sexually assaulting their adopted children have pleaded not guilty to the charges.

01/17/2012

Doug Wirth, George Harasz (Courtesy Glastonbury Police)

Adoptive Parents Charged With Sexual Abuse Of Children

Two Glastonbury men are under arrest, charged with sexually abusing two of their nine adoptive children.

11/30/2011

(credit: www.cga.ct.gov/capitoltours)

DCF Seeks GPS Devices To Track State Cars

The state Department of Children and Families has asked the state budget office to install global positioning devices in state vehicles to keep tabs on workers.

11/29/2011

Canterbury Man Charged With Child Sex Abuse

State police say they’ve charged a 65-year-old eastern Connecticut man with sexually assaulting a 3-year-old child.

04/15/2011

Carlina White

DCF Questioned Identity Of Kidnapped Girl

Years before a widely publicized reunion between a girl who was snatched from a New York hospital and her birth mother, Connecticut’s child protection agency had doubts about the true identity of the girl, who was raised under a false name in Bridgeport.

01/29/2011

Supreme Court Justice Named to Head DCF

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov.-elect Dan Malloy says Connecticut Supreme Court Justice Joette Katz is joining his administration as commissioner of the Department of Children and Families. Malloy announced the appointment Tuesday. He said Katz’s […]

11/30/2010

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