Wednesday, January 10, 2024

NCCPR in WitnessLA: A Good California Supreme Court Decision Curbs The Family Police

A decision by the California Supreme Court sheds rare light on how family police agencies (a more accurate term than “child welfare” agencies) like the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services behave, and how that behavior hurts children. 

What makes this case stand out is that, aside from making it all the way to the California Supreme Court, it doesn’t stand out.  It’s not a horror story.  It’s just DCFS doing what it usually does as it usually does it, leaving everyone worse off for their presence. … 

Read the full column in WitnessLA: