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Chenault: Erin's Law won't pass this session

...have been a total of 1,592 child sexual abuse allegations since the start of the school year, according to the Office of Children's Services."Alaskans want Erin's Law and they want it now," Tarr said in the release. "I've received over...
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Police & Fire for Thursday, April 16, 2015

...found at a check point in a passenger's baggage at the airport.Child abuse? At 2:10 p.m. Tuesday, the Office of Children's Services made a confidential report of child abuse to JPD. Domestic. Alcohol was involved. Investigation continues...
Finding the good with FASD

...Juneau has a community-based FASD diagnosis team - she sought any and all resources, working with REACH, the Office of Children's Services and his pediatrician, and programs like WIC.Katasse relies heavily on other family members to help...
Empire Editorial: An ounce of prevention

...from Barrow to Ketchikan that it can't be ignored. Few things are as deplorable as preying on child victims.The Office of Children's Services reported 2,296 allegations of child sexual abuse directed at 1,118 victims in 2013. Forty percent...
No new charges against couple who caged granddaughter

...bail each and were released from the Ketchikan Correctional Center in the days following their arraignment. The Office of Children's Services responded and took custody of the children, according to police.Assistant District Attorney Ben Hofmeister...
Erin's Law: 'Stalking the Bogeyman'

...Nationwide statistics show Alaska dominates the country in the rate of sexual abuse cases affecting children. The Office of Children's Services said 1,817 victims reported 2,296 allegations of sexual abuse in 2013. Alaska Native children made...
My Turn: Standing united against domestic violence, child abuse

...more than chilling: 48 out of every 100 women have experienced intimate partner violence and, in 2012 alone, the Office of Children's Services received 16,988 reports of concern for child abuse with 7,048 reports "screened in" for investigation...
My Turn: Start small, dream big

...rates per capita of child maltreatment in the nation for decades. Nearly 5,000 cases annually proceed through the Office of Children's Services in Alaska, making child abuse and neglect a significant public health problem in our state. Fortunately...
Thanks for supporting Lions Packs project

...blankets, baby bottles, toys, clothes, backpacks, toiletries, hats, and gloves and other donations to the Office of Children Services for distribution to children who are in the foster care program throughout Southeast. Thanks, again...
My Turn: Support children and celebrate their strengths

...inflicted on them. In addition to ChildFirst, since 2012 the Child Welfare Academy has been partnering with the Office of Children's Services on Strengthening Families Alaska. Through new Choose Respect initiatives, funds we are able to expand...


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