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Child abuse is a crime--and should be treated as a crime by the proper authorities--NOT by an agency who is not sworn to the same standards and training. Our kids are too important to allow them to suffer abuse from whimsical claims and ill informed case workers.
THEY CAME OUT ABOUT MY GRANDSON BECAUSE SOMEONE CALL IN ON HER ,,THEY WERE MAD AT HER ,,HE IS 4 YEARS OLD ,,SO WE HAVE RAISE HIM FOR 4 YEARS WITH HER THERE COMING AND GOING AS SHE ALWAYS HAS,,BUT WE NEVER LET ANY THING HAPPEN TO HIM ,,SO THE OCS LADY CAME OUT SHE SAID THE BEST THING IS TOO GET CUSTODY SO WE DID AND SHE COUNTED MY MEDS ,,THEY WE'RE RIGHT,,WELL SHE CLOSED THE CASE ,,SO A FEW MONTHS LATER MY DAUGHTER GOES TOO THE HOSP,,AND HAS HER BABY ,,SO THE HOSP,,CALLSOCS ON HER BECAUSE THE BABY HAD A SMALL AMOUNT OF SUBOX IN HER ,,SO THEY WE'RE RUDE TOO HER AND TOOK THE BABY IN STATE CUSTODY,,,THEN THEY ASK HER DID SHE HAVE OTHER KIDS SHE SAID YES BUT MY MOM HAS CUSTODY OFF HIM ,,OH NO THERE IS NO GRAND PARENTS RIGHT IN LOUISIANA ,,MY GOD THE NEXT NIGHT AT 11:00 PM THEY SHOW UP WITH A COP AND TOOK HIM ,,I GOT THE VIDEO OFF THAT NITE HE WAS RUNNING FROM HER AND SHE HAD MY HUSBAND HANDCUFF ,,HE WANTS TOO COME HOME ,,THEN THEY GOT THE OTHER GRAND PARENT TO COME IN AND SIGN TOO BE A FROSTER PARENT WHAT'S THAT ALL ABOUT,,,PLEASE IT GOES ON MY STORY PLEASE A CRY FOR HELP ,,,PLEASE PLEASE,,,INBOX ME FOUR MY CELL OR WHAT EVERY YOU NEED ,,HELP US PLEASE,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
I know first hand how DCF is so wrong! Dcf has a lot of power and they abuse it!!! I've been fighting to get my children for 2 years!!!! We need to stand up for our children and our rights... Dcf wants families to give up and stop fighting!!!!
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CPS is a form of abuse in itself. Strangers (stranger danger) terrorizing children, asking them personal questions away from the safety of trusted adults is traumatizing and abusive. Non parents have no idea, no matter how much book knowledge or training.
In Oregon a toddler was hit in the head with a metal truck by another toddler in daycare. Even though the father had a note from the Daycare Facility when he took his daughter to Emergency, the father was arrested and the child removed from the family. THIS MUST STOP!!!
My children have been taken from my home for 3 months now because of a spanking for discipline where I left marks on my child. I do not have a criminal background or a history of abuse or domestic violence but because of the lack of training of the agents involved now I am considered a child abuser and have to pay over 100 dollars an hour just to see my children for only a few hours every two weeks. I was raised with discipline and was spanked with a belt for serious issues I displayed and I have done te same with my own family but now since the government thinks they know better on how to raise our children they have all the power in the world to come in and tear apart the families in America. The CPS agent told my wife that if she came and saw me during this then they would take the kids away from her even. This is not a free nation any longer and I understand CPS has a good purpose and does good things but because of their lack of training and highly ineffective and really illegal investigative process they ultimately make a broad decision that everyone involved is most likely an abuser or neglects their children.
This must stop. This cannot go on any longer. The Department of CPS must be reformed for the sake of families in America. They must have their powers restricted and have checks and balances put in place on them so they cannot continue this to the families of America in the future any longer. We must not forget our roots and responsibilities as parents that we have been given inalienable rights to guide our children to become responsible citIzens in accordance with the law as we best see fit. The department of CPS must know that is not their role but it is ultimately ours and it is ultimately up to us; the parents of America; to make this happen and to help our children know that we are fighting for them and will never stop.
CPS has too much Power and an Abuse of Power making false accusations refusing to allow you to see any reports and forcing you to sign papers and bullying you to sign papers that are false and distorted statements that they concocted. CPS destroys families and caused our divorce after 27 plus years of marriage.
I was in foster care from a very young age adopted my lady who was my foster parent she mentally abused me as well as physically she then returned me like a item at walmart she told the first placement all types of things about me that were not true i age out of foster care but never recieved the help i needed i even had a councillor tell me i was indenial my kida are now in foster care there has been an investigation being done bc my child said she was being molested by her foster day the investagoter has not called us back cps says they wont tell us any thing how ever they had the info from the investor we cant afford an attorney an we are getting rejunifaction in june please help i want justice the state of tx owes it to my kids an me
I have an open cps case due to A FALSE ALLEGATION. Im still fighting this matter and my kids are clearly fine because I still have custody of them. they keep threatening to take my children away for no reason at all. I don't have the funds to hire a decent attorney and my public defender has done nothing to defend me. it has started to affect my kids school and emotional well being.
My son so far has been given his interview within the legal 72 hour timeline, and they are withholding any paper from his lawyer and denying him his due process, and they scare you by intimidation and threats if you ask for records, or don't sign papers,by threatening to place the child in foster care, even though you have respectable family who would keep the child.when you start messing with a persons child,things will start getting pretty nasty for them. The is legalized parental alienation abuse. our problem just started, and already I find this is mainly an attack against financially strapped people who can't afford the fancy legal wrangling. Civil rights and the constitution don't exist, and I honestly don't know what to do!
My case is in Indiana which needs to be investigated for this very thing. The DCS dragged my case out even though I did everything they wanted while the twisted the facts in court documents and falsified court documents to remove my children. Committed perjury about a drug test stating I never took one but I have a copy of the results of the same drug test. I have my paperwork and can back up my claims of document falsification. I lost three of my wonderful children due to my rights being terminated. I am still fighting to get two of them back. But yet again in their report on my oldest it states that I have a trailer and the icpc has been started and on my second to youngest son's report it states that I have been staying with relatives for a year and have been unable to secure my own housing. And this is the one they are fixing to file termination on.Which must be their plan since the court reports should be the same on the housing and they are not. So it really doesn't matter what you do if they want your kids you will loose them. Why is no one doing anything to stop this. No government agency has the right to legally kidnap kids. No part of the government or any of it's agencies has the right to rip families apart. And all for what --Money. All 6 of my children are priceless and my youngest son has a right to meet his 3 brothers and both his sisters. And not when the are grown either. My second youngest has already had his hand burnt and to this day I don't know what happened to him. But it's supposed to be ok since he was under their care. No No it's not. And why is it not mandatory for siblings to stay together in foster care. It should be no questions asked. Those kids never asked to be taken and they shouldn't have to worry about loosing their siblings just because CPS decides to rip their family apart. And why is CPS NOT doing their job for the truely abused children of this country. That's their job. NOT raising money for their department by legally kidnapping kids and selling them legally through adoption. This issue is just sickening and its innocent children who pay the price. And sometimes that price is the innocence through molestation, broken bones, broken hearts, broken spirits and some pay with their life. Things no child should have to go through and most of these kids wouldn't have to worry about that at home. My children were happy and now three of them have been robbed of that. And time will only tell if it happens to a fourth. My children deserve better than what's happened to them and even though my oldest daughter was molested as a child this situation with her siblings has hit her harder than the molestation. Molestation used to be the biggest monster kids had to face, now it's CPS and the destruction of their family.This needs to be fixed ASAP. It's sickening that this is happening in this country. And that no one cares. Why?
CPS as a whole needs to either be abolished or revamped.
I agree with the reform that you proposed. It's fair and easy to understand.
CPS as a whole needs to either be abolished or revamped.
I agree with the reform that you proposed. It's fair and easy to understand.
I have been fighting Yolo County CPS since March 2011. I had gotten pulled over and the officer found .5 grams of weed and empty baggy in my purse. the passenger of my vehicle had a pipe in which they wrote him out a ticket. .My daughter was in the car so they called CPS cause I was being placed under arrest. My daughters grandmother was informed what was going on by a friend and showed up to get my daughter ;however, the officer would not let her take her even though CPS had not arrived yet. Can they do that ? Isn't there grandparents rights?. That is just the start they have put false information and lies in my reports. And now they are trying to adopt my nine year old daughter out because they placed her in the care of her father after being released from prison after I told them that she is better off with the Foster parents. Well he ended up getting arrested for giving a dirty and they still let her stay in his care. Then he was arrested again and they removed her back to the original foster home. So now they are telling me because I did not report to them that he (her father) was messing up they are pushing for adoption cause they don't feel I had her best interest at heart. So basically they are holding me accountable for his actions, but how can they when we don't live together and are not married. We live in two different cities. I cant afford a lawyer and my appointed one is worthless , can anyone refer a pro bono one that with fight CPS? ,PLEASE MY DAUGHTER IS MY LIFE AND ALL I HAVE
From the bottom of my heart, I thank all of you who have spent time gathering and researching this massive amount of data, and able to discern the true facts by cohesively presenting this in an eloquent manner.
I have been harassed by CPS for 7 years in June of 2014 because my ex and current wife are aloud to make repeated false reports to CPS OVER AND OVER to point of being harassment and causing to be a real neglence in ones life after seven years of constantly being accussed and drug tested over and over and servicexs over and over that I have had to pay for gas and transportation to and from to these services CPS keeps asking me to do over and over. when will it be enough that I have never failed a drug test or any kind of evaluation I have had to for gofor there (CPS) needs of there investigation to know has ever suggested that I wasn't in even the slightest of an abusive parent emtionaly or on a physical level to my children or anyone for that matter. My history that is used against me every time is just and only my CPS history because I have no other kind of history in my life so my CPS is what they keep saying is proof enough and my CPS history only consisting of being ones matter of personal opinion over there own investigative facts from at least 4-6 drug analysis at minimal performed in a years time or everytime my ex and his wife call in these false reports and CPS comes out to question me they make sure to make me feel like I have no rights and have to go out of my way to cooperate and causing masjor self worth issues with my self . If they show up or call when I simply have other agendas need to be addressed and already planned and not expecting having to make sure to leave enough time to talk with them just in case a report gets made today because if I don't and are not able to meet with ASAP then I'm hiding something or dodging for a reason of quilt or hiding something and imediately there trying to escalate my case status. I have to go out of my way and have been in prisoned in having to do what these people say and get bullied and emotional abused because they think or there personal opinion of me is a need to respect there position in authority for my families best interest and if I stand up for myself enough to annoy them or seem to question what they are doing if its in violation of our civil rights then they show you just how much power they have . Because of this my two children were ripped out of my care literally by gun point and no evidence to really support it other than lies from a social worker but no doubt the worker still managed to show me her power with no evidence to back up what they were saying to be true. I shouldn't have to jump through hoops to prove myself a fit parent that's not hiding from anything because every test I have ever undergone the outcome has never supported any allegations made or reported ever . Also phyc evaluations performed at the request of CPS , weekly counceling sessions with a licsenced family councler, parenting classes all ment for means of picking apart your life in order to find ANYTHING THAT COULD BE USED AGAINST YOU AND MADE OUT TO BE BAD MISTAKES OR CHOICES MADE IN LIFE .
Even Mondale commented,he'd hope his bill wouldn't be used to corrupt!After it had been passed.
Even Mondale comment after his bill was passed,that he hoped it wouldn't be used to corrupt.
I've seen first hand the injustices that CSB is capable of. My sister was under a no contact order in regards to her special needs son despite being his primary caregiver since birth all because her husband falsely accused her of overmedicating him as an act of revenge when their marriage fell apart. I wouldn't believe what I have seen if it didn't happen to our own family
My special needs grandson has not seen his mother in over six months . She is not even allowed to contact him by phone letter or email.aftter being accused of overmedicating him just before her husband filed for divorce. And yes csb has lied.
I have dealt with two children not being in my home, because of hear say, never had any physical evidence of neglect or abuse, but have two children who live with me, I have had cps lie, exaggerate, and have a judge who bases every ruling on my past hear say instead of all the good things I have done.
My son and his girlfriend are dealing with cps right now. The social worker made false statements to the judge in order to get him to sign consent to remove the child. I agree that cps needs to be investigated and the corruption be stopped. Its unjust and they should not be getting away with the crimes they commit. They should be held accountable for their actions.
My son and his girlfriend are dealing with cps right now. The social worker made false statements to the judge in order to get him to sign consent to remove the child. I agree that cps needs to be investigated and the corruption be stopped. Its unjust and they should not be getting away with the crimes they commit. They should be held accountable for their actions.
if you really want to see the harsh details of what CPS is doing take a look at this > www.familyrights.clanteam.com
I demand abolishment of CPS imprisonment of abusers of justice, & putting child abuse back in criminal court.
Cps ruined my families life took my kids and adopted them out but seperated them all in the process
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They came and took our kids because my wifes ex called them.
They need to chnge the law on how the first call is taken if u truely know a child is beiing abused it should be no problem leaving name num and any other personal info to many calls made as revenge calls waist time spent and the kids who need help are the ones hurt so we need to change it so that u must leave valid info.
They need to chnge the law on how the first call is taken if u truely know a child is beiing abused it should be no problem leaving name num and any other personal info to many calls made as revenge calls waist time spent and the kids who need help are the ones hurt so we need to change it so that u must leave valid info.
They need to chnge the law on how the first call is taken if u truely know a child is beiing abused it should be no problem leaving name num and any other personal info to many calls made as revenge calls waist time spent and the kids who need help are the ones hurt so we need to change it so that u must leave valid info.
My grand daughters mother has had 13 seperate substanciated abuse and or neglet reports against her in the last 4 years.
My pre teen grand daughter has now been removed from her mother home a is in the states custody.
My son and his wife have never had any isues reports or problems with their two children. Plus in 12 years my son has never been late with the child support check , not ever .
Yet the CYFD of New Mexico will listen and swallow every word and lie comming from the mothers mouth while telling my son who has been trying for two years to get at least physical custody of his daughter ,that she will be adopted out before they will consider him and his wife as care givers.
The TPD officer and cps investigator thought it wasn't important to do a home visit when the (false alligations) are sexual abuse plus I have a on going custody battle with my ex who he and his girlfriend made the call. And we just won custody in 2012 from cps of my step daughter who they placed wish her mom who lost her from cps.very currupt
My family fell victim to cps. I am currently fighting to get my children back, my son was sexually abused in cps custody, they refuse to acknowledge that.
14 years ago , I had a seizure and a single/widowed mom. My babies daddy was a drug addict and abusive towards me & wasn't there for his son or daughter. I was told by the Cps worker that I was to choose either our son or his daddy - That was a NO BRAINER! I CHOSE OUR SON, kicked his dad out! I was Told, by Cps, " I made the 'wrong' choice?!? Cps took my son due to my disability - I was having a seizure, Since when is being disabled illegal? Then, in 2007, I got remarried, my son was in "post aDoption, Nobody ever informed us that we could have adopted/ Brought my son home! Now, he's 18 years old, when i called and sent cards & letters, the cards/ letters were sent back! When I called, their words were, " we aren't going to 'LET HIM GO'. QHAT DOES THIS MEAN? I DID EVERYTHING AS REQUIRED! HELL, I WAS EVEN 'PATIENT'!! SOMETHING I DONT DO AT ALL!
SINCE IM LEGALLY DISABLED, I JUST WANT TO KNOW ,"WHERE WAS THE 'PROTECTION' WHICH US "PROMISED" BY THE "Federal ADA"? Or, my Constitutional Rights? Civil or disability rights? Isnt this still the "U. S.of A"???
And I believed in " Life,liberty , And justice ( but, for who?)
Mrs. Cathy Widgren-Stubbs.
I pray that this will help to reform CPS . so many children end up being real victims of this system.
i have gone through illegal violations.cps induced my labor with medications.my infant was stolen.and my other children where illegally taken.i reported to the FBI consumer affairs and their supervisors.they are covering it up.i never seen my infant. and i have been assaulted,bribed,threatened,harrasssed and someone attempted to murder me.what do i do..........a parent who refused to let go......

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