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Resource ID: #2237
Subject: Investigating the neglect of children
Source: Atlanta_IRE_Annual_2004Eric Frazier; Jane Hansen; Donna McGuire
Affiliation: The Charlotte Observer;The Atlanta Journal-Constitution;The Kansas City Star
Date: 2004



McGuire's tips for investigating child abuse include learning your state's open records laws, learning how the system is supposed to work, analyzing statistics, interviewing experts, and reviewing police reports and court records. The tipsheet notes sources for obtaining relevant data.

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