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Investigations & Assessments (Count)


Data Updated:
  • safety
  • investigations and assessments
  • maltreatment
  • cps
  • age
  • race/ethnicity
  • entry point
  • county
  • allegation

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Data Highlights

Recent: 2019


Low: 2008


High: 2018



This graph examines investigations of reported child abuse and/or neglect. It shows the count of households that had at least one child reported, screened-in, and investigated.

Questions this graph can answer

  • How many investigations occurred each year or quarter?

  • Which counties had the most investigations in a given year?

  • Which race/ethnicities had the most investigations in a given year?

See also


All households with a screened-in report of concerns for child safety receive a CPS investigation or are assessed for other services, so the number of investigations and assessments will be equivalent to the number of screened-in reports.