AZ DPS

Crime Victims Services - Child Abuse


I have the right to protection

Approximately six children are reported abused and neglected in America every minute (more than 3 million abuse reports a year). (National Committee for Prevention of Child Abuse)

More than half the child victims of rape or sexual assault are age 12 or younger. (US Dept. of Justice)

Young children are more likely to die of child abuse or neglect in the Phoenix metropolitan area than any other major metropolitan area in the country. (Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine)

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