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The term of the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities expired on March 18, 2016.

DCF Chief Joette Katz Must Be Fired Over Child Deaths

Filed in Uncategorized By on August 7, 2014

Sarah Eagan, the state’s child advocate, released her long-awaited report on 2013 child fatalities. It includes this chilling conclusion: “2013 was an unprecedented year for infant and toddler homicide.” The 34-page report highlights fatal failures of the Department of Children and Families that are condemning some babies to death.

Eagan makes recommendations on improvements in DCF procedures. The essential one, however, is missing. DCF Commissioner Joette Katz must be fired. Katz’s failures at the head of DCF are manifest throughout the disturbing report. Read more»

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