Q: I want to report someone to CPS because of some things I've seen .I do not want her to know I called CPS on her.
Will they tell her it was me? I dont want her to know it was me. The babies are always dirty hungry and she keeps them in a dirty motel and around drugs
A: If you suspect or know that a child is being abused or neglected, you should report it as soon as possible. You may call 1-800-252-5400 and tell them right away that you want to remain anonymous. Please know that, even if you tell them your name, Child Protective Services (CPS) keeps the name of the person making the report confidential. On the flip-side, anyone who does not report suspected abuse can be held criminally liable for the omission. If you have any questions regarding this issue, there are many lawyers that handle both criminal and child abuse cases, like myself, that would be glad to offer you advice or a consultation.
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