1.3.7 Working with Law Enforcement

Volume 1:

Agency Standards

Chapter 3:

Child Protection

Section 7:

Working with Law Enforcement



This section pertains to situations that endanger the safety and well-being of children and require a child and family services agency to work closely with law enforcement agencies. It covers:

  • domestic violence
  • mentally disordered persons
  • firearms and other offensive weapons
  • drug endangered children (methamphetamine labs)
  • alcohol and drug affected persons

Child and family services agencies are also required to work with law enforcement when conducting child abuse investigations or investigating reports on sexually exploited children.

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