Child Protection

County Approves Recommendation To Form Independent Office Of Child Protection

The recommendation was among dozens made by the Blue Ribbon Commission on Child Protection and was approved in a 4-1 vote by the Board Tuesday.

06/10/2014

8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez (pictured), died in March 2013 after documents showed at least six complaints of child abuse and brutality were filed with Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). (credit: CBS)

Blue Ribbon Commission Calls For Major Overhaul Of County’s Child Welfare System

The Los Angeles County Blue Ribbon Commission on Child Protection Tuesday requested a major overhaul of the county’s child welfare system stating it is “in crisis”.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/22/2014