809 Child Protective Services calls reported
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
In Need of services: 32
23 % substantiated in need of services
Only markers for substantiated cases: In need of services does not identify perpetrator
13 + : 56
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.