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Child deaths in New York State that allegedly resulted from abuse or maltreatment are reported to the Statewide Central Register (SCR) of Child Abuse and Maltreatment and investigated by the local department of social services (LDSS). By law, certain reports are investigated in coordination with law enforcement.

The New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) is required by statute to conduct a review of each fatality investigation and issue a summary report within six months of the local investigation. OCFS reviews a family’s history three years before the fatality, including ongoing and prior and current child protective investigations and services a child or family may been receiving prior to the fatality. If OCFS determines that there were lapses in adhering to state regulation or policy, OCFS issues findings and monitors the implementation of the corrective action plan required of the LDSS. OCFS also reviews and issues fatality reports for children who die while in foster care, or while they are receiving preventive services, regardless of abuse or neglect allegations.

OCFS posts fatality reports (names and identifying information is withheld on all reports) when it is determined that disclosure would not harm the child’s surviving siblings or other children in the household. The OCFS Commissioner considers whether publishing a fatality report is contrary to the best interests of a child’s siblings or other children in the household, what effects publication may have on the privacy of children and family, and any potentially detrimental effects publication may have on reuniting and providing services to a family. This process is referred to as a “best interest determination” and is conducted by OCFS and, in certain instances, with the assistance of experts serving on the OCFS Statewide Child Fatality Review Team. This team is comprised of state and local professionals working together to research the causes of preventable child deaths and develops strategies to prevent them. OCFS also certifies 18 regional and local child fatality review teams.

The reports posted here are not the actual investigations conducted by the local departments of social services; they are OCFS’s review of the actual investigation and meet the standards for public release.

See the OCFS Prevention and Child Safety pages for information on keeping children safe.

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Child Fatality Reports: Kings County

Links Date Released
NY-17-068 Word | NY-17-068 PDF - Dec 29, 2017
NY-17-066 Word | NY-17-066 PDF - Dec 22, 2017
NY-17-064 Word | NY-17-064 PDF - Dec 22, 2017
NY-17-067 Word | NY-17-067 PDF - Dec 20, 2017
NY-17-060 Word | NY-17-060 PDF - Dec 18, 2017
NY-17-054 Word | NY-17-054 PDF - Dec 1, 2017
NY-17-053 Word | NY-17-053 PDF - Nov 28, 2017
NY-17-050 Word | NY-17-050 PDF - Nov 20, 2017
NY-17-048 Word | NY-17-048 PDF - Nov 16, 2017
NY-17-039 Word | NY-17-039 PDF - Nov 9, 2017
NY-17-051 Word | NY-17-051 PDF - Nov 1, 2017
NY-17-023 Word | NY-17-023 PDF - Oct 6, 2017
NY-17-030 Word | NY-17-030 PDF - Oct 6, 2017
NY-17-035 Word | NY-17-035 PDF - Sep 25, 2017
NY-17-032 Word | NY-17-032 PDF - Sep 19, 2017
NY-17-020 Word | NY-17-020 PDF - Sep 1, 2017
NY-17-022 Word | NY-17-022 PDF - Aug 22, 2017
NY-17-019 Word | NY-17-019 PDF - Aug 14, 2017
NY-17-004 Word | NY-17-004 PDF - Aug 14, 2017
NY-17-027 Word | NY-17-027 PDF - Jul 25, 2017
NY-17-008 Word | NY-17-008 PDF - Jul 25, 2017
NY-17-005 Word | NY-17-005 PDF - Jul 25, 2017
NY-16-067 Word | NY-16-067 PDF - Jun 30, 2017
NY-16-135 Word | NY-16-135 PDF - Jun 30, 2017
NY-16-125 Word | NY-16-125 PDF - Jun 30, 2017
NY-16-119 Word | NY-16-119 PDF - Jun 30, 2017
NY-16-063 Word | NY-16-063 PDF - May 31, 2017
NY-16-107 Word | NY-16-107 PDF - May 30, 2017
NY-16-110 Word | NY-16-110 PDF - May 30, 2017
NY-16-097 Word | NY-16-097 PDF - May 30, 2017
NY-16-092 Word | NY-16-092 PDF - May 30, 2017
NY-16-089 Word | NY-16-089 PDF - May 30, 2017
NY-16-091 Word | NY-16-091 PDF - Mar 21, 2017
NY-16-085 Word | NY-16-085 PDF - Mar 21, 2017
NY-16-074 Word | NY-16-074 PDF - Mar 21, 2017