CPS team reviews nearly half of assigned child abuse, neglect re - Tucson News Now

CPS team reviews nearly half of assigned child abuse, neglect reports so far

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Tucson News Now has an update from the special team assigned to review 6,500 Arizona child abuse and neglect reports that weren't initially investigated.

The so-called Care Team says it assigned more than 5,100 cases to investigators.

Nearly 2,400 children identified in the reports have now have been seen.

Five senior Child Protective Services workers remain on administrative leave while an investigation is underway on why the cases were illegally closed.

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