What preliminary information will the Department release about all cases where a child has died or nearly died as a result of abuse or neglect?
State law (see § A.R.S. 8-807.01 A(1) a-g) requires that the following preliminary information be released about a case of abuse or neglect that results in a child fatality or near fatality:
In the case of a fatality, the name of the child who has died.
The age, gender, county and general location of the residence of the child who has suffered a fatality or a near fatality.
The fact that a child suffered a fatality or near fatality as the result of abuse, abandonment or neglect.
The name, age and city, town or general location of the residence of the alleged perpetrator, if available, unless the disclosure would violate the privacy of victims of crime pursuant to article II, section 2.1, Constitution of Arizona.
Whether there have been reports, or any current or past cases, of abuse, abandonment or neglect involving the child or the alleged perpetrator.
Actions taken by the department in response to the fatality or near fatality of the child.
A detailed synopsis of prior reports or cases of abuse, abandonment or neglect involving the child or the alleged perpetrator and of the actions taken or determinations made by the department in response to these reports or cases.
The preliminary information will be posted on this website.