Child Welfare

Many Small L.A. County Police Departments Struggle to Investigate Child Abuse Referrals

Last week, an investigation by The Chronicle of Social Change revealed that the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) had not investigated 4,000 serious cases of child abuse during 2018 and the first half of 2019. […]

Child Welfare

LAPD Pledges Immediate Audit of 4,000 Child Abuse Cases That Were Not Investigated

Swiftly following The Chronicle of Social Change‘s story this week exposing that the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) had not investigated 4,000 allegations of serious child abuse in 2018-19, a top officer with the department […]

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The Juvenile Segment of ProPublica’s “Walking While Black” Series

Youth Services Insider highly recommends “Walking While Black,” a ProPublica series published this month about the thousands of pedestrian violation tickets issued to people in Jacksonville, Fla., over the past five years. The ProPublica team pored […]