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CALL FOR AN INVESTIGATION INTO DCFS IN WASHINGTON STATE

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We are currently in a battle, like many people I have been contacted by, and numerous people who have spoken with me regarding corruption in Washington State by Caseworkers and their supervisors. In our case we were courted by the state to adopt my great niece, because her mother could not care for her. They said, we really want to keep her in the family. Numerous homestudys visits from AZ to Spokane later we brought her home. A new caseworker took over and as the adoption neared she was removed from us and is now in foster care. We have never received a official reason for removal. The caseworker has told family members, agencies lawyer all different stories but will not put it in writing. Now we have learned this is not a uncommon practice. Caseworkers have their "favorites" in the state they seek to help find the "perfect" child. Sadly we learned money does change hands and children are removed needlessly from Biological parents and family members eager, able and willing to care for these children. Families are being destroyed and effected for the rest of their lives. It is our understanding this has been going on for a long time, we are just the latest victim. We need to stand up and have the whole department investigated. The time has come to protect these children and families.

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1 day ago
Sara C. from Walla Walla, WA writes:
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These people need to be investigated. I'm looking into filing a lawsuit for them ripping my family apart for made up reasons and falsifying court reports. And then, when you try and go to court, the department has the judge in their pocket. All I hear is "the department gets what the department wants". This has GOT to change. Being ripped away from parents for no good reason is NOT in their best interest.
4 days ago
Megan G. from Ellensburg, WA writes:
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May I get a direct email address to submit my claim of discrimination
4 days ago
Leann S. from Vancouver, WA signed.
6 days ago
Someone from Tacoma, WA writes:
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cps has done thee same thing to our family.im not done. there is a way to call them all out on there vile things they do. where theres a will there is a way
1 week ago
Someone from Vancouver, WA writes:
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CPS KIDNAPPED MY GRANDCHILDREN. THEY HAVE BEEN IN MY HOME FOR THE PAST 4 YEARS ON AN OFF BECAUSE OF MY SONS INABILITY TO QUIT DRUGS. CPS TOOK OUR GRAND CHILDREN BECAUSE OF A FALSE ACCUSATION THAT WAS MADE BY OUR SON AGAINST HIS STEP MOTHER. AN INVESTIGATION WAS DONE AND CAME BACK NO FINDING BUT CPS WILL NOT RELEASE THE GRANDCHILDREN BACK TO US. WE HAD HIRED AN ATTORNEY THAT TOOK 2000K OF OUR MONEY AND DID NOTHING . THE BOYS ARE STILL IN FOSTER CARE AND HAVE ALREADY BEEN TO 3 DIFFERENT HOMES IN LESS THAN 6 MONTHS. THIS SYSTEM IS HORRIBLE.
February 18, 2017
Qiang L. from Bellevue, WA writes:
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DSHS is a corrupted system! Need investigation!
February 17, 2017
Tanya B. from Bremerton, WA signed.
February 17, 2017
Someone from Centralia, WA writes:
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My five year old son who had only met his father three times, first at 12 months, second at 24 months and third at age 4 1/2 was taken from his sister and I in Washington and placed with his father in Alaska. CPS and other court officials make life changing, sometimes devastating decisions in favor of money, status, and brown nosing. CPS investigated me for an incident my children weren't even involved in because I made sure they were in school before the situation got out of hand. They tell you to do one thing and then when you do they say you're wrong. They screw up and we are the ones that pay for it because they cant look stupid. CPS can threaten and do whatever they want because they have all the power and are backed by judicial systems that are just as ridiculous. I was told by the court commissioner I should have known better than to be in an abusive relationship and even though my ex husband (not the father of either of my children) was heading to prison it was too late because I didn't call 911. my ex was released from Thurston county after serving a little over two months for a dv charge of slashing my tires. While he was there numerous bench warrants had been issued by Lewis county for failure to appear. 4 of these were protection order violations, and that was only 4. Lewis county declined to put a hold on my ex for extradition upon release, even after my concerns were voiced to the prosecutors 2 more dv charges were needed for another strike to send him to prison. During the ruling to remove my son from my daughter and I the county commissioner proceeded to tell me how well known my husband is in the courts there and I should have know better than to be in an abusive relationship and this was my fault. There needs to be a serious investigation into the whole family court system in Washington state.
February 17, 2017
Someone from Centralia, WA writes:
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My five year old son who had only met his father three times, first at 12 months, second at 24 months and third at age 4 1/2 was taken from his sister and I in Washington and placed with his father in Alaska. CPS and other court officials make life changing, sometimes devastating decisions in favor of money, status, and brown nosing. CPS investigated me for an incident my children weren't even involved in because I made sure they were in school before the situation got out of hand. They tell you to do one thing and then when you do they say you're wrong. They screw up and we are the ones that pay for it because they cant look stupid. CPS can threaten and do whatever they want because they have all the power and are backed by judicial systems that are just as ridiculous. I was told by the court commissioner I should have known better than to be in an abusive relationship and even though my ex husband (not the father of either of my children) was heading to prison it was too late because I didn't call 911. my ex was released from Thurston county after serving a little over two months for a dv charge of slashing my tires. While he was there numerous bench warrants had been issued by Lewis county for failure to appear. 4 of these were protection order violations, and that was only 4. Lewis county declined to put a hold on my ex for extradition upon release, even after my concerns were voiced to the prosecutors 2 more dv charges were needed for another strike to send him to prison. During the ruling to remove my son from my daughter and I the county commissioner proceeded to tell me how well known my husband is in the courts there and I should have know better than to be in an abusive relationship and this was my fault. There needs to be a serious investigation into the whole family court system in Washington state.
February 16, 2017
Christina C. from Greenacres, WA writes:
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I would like to join you in this investigation. The system is deeply flawed and the children are the ones who are suffering.