809 Child Protective Services calls reported

Apr. 23, 2013 @ 05:20 AM

There were 809 Child Protective Services reports accepted at the Department of Social Services in Rutherford County from April 2012-March 2013. 

The following statistics were reported by DSS on Monday.

Children Involved (CPS reports): 1,608

Substantiated: 351 

In Need of services: 32

23 % substantiated in need of services 

Only markers for substantiated cases: In need of services does not identify perpetrator 

Race:

White: 278

Hispanic: 22

Black: 28

White/Black: 23  

Ages:

0-6: 208 

7-12:  87 

13 + : 56 

Male:  181 

Female:  170

Physical Abuse:   9 

Sexual Abuse:  11 

CPS Assist for other counties: 94 

These statistics only pertain to investigations and family assessments. This information does not include the number of in home service cases or court cases.