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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: Monroe County

Links Date Released
RO-16-024 Word | RO-16-024 PDF - May 9, 2017
RO-16-019 Word | RO-16-019 PDF - May 5, 2017
RO-16-010 Word | RO-16-010 PDF - Feb 16, 2017
RO-16-011 Word | RO-16-011 PDF - Feb 15, 2017
RO-16-015 Word | RO-16-015 PDF - Jan 30, 2017
RO-16-005 Word | RO-16-005 PDF - Sep 28, 2016
RO-16-003 Word | RO-16-003 PDF - Jul 22, 2016
RO-16-001 Word | RO-16-001 PDF - Jun 27, 2016
RO-15-039 Word | RO-15-039 PDF - May 24, 2016
RO-15-037 Word | RO-15-037 PDF - May 13, 2016
RO-15-032 Word | RO-15-032 PDF - May 11, 2016
RO-15-040 Word | RO-15-040 PDF - Apr 22, 2016
RO-15-033 Word | RO-15-033 PDF - Apr 22, 2016
RO-15-030 Word | RO-15-030 PDF - Mar 23, 2016
RO-15-029 Word | RO-15-029 PDF - Mar 2, 2016
RO-15-028 Word | RO-15-028 PDF - Mar 2, 2016
RO-15-026 Word | RO-15-026 PDF - Mar 2, 2016
RO-15-023 Word | RO-15-023 PDF - Feb 23, 2016
RO-15-025 Word | RO-15-025 PDF - Feb 17, 2016
RO-15-024 Word | RO-15-024 PDF - Feb 12, 2016
RO-15-016 Word | RO-15-016 PDF - Feb 12, 2016
RO-15-018 Word | RO-15-018 PDF - Dec 2, 2015
RO-15-015 Word | RO-15-015 PDF - Dec 1, 2015
RO-15-013 Word | RO-15-013 PDF - Nov 19, 2015
RO-15-012 Word | RO-15-012 PDF - Nov 2, 2015
RO-15-014 Word | RO-15-014 PDF - Oct 29, 2015
RO-15-004 Word | RO-15-004 PDF - Aug 17, 2015
RO-15-007 Word | RO-15-007 PDF - Aug 3, 2015
RO-15-008 Word | RO-15-008 PDF - Jul 27, 2015
RO-15-001 Word | RO-15-001 PDF - Jul 1, 2015
RO-15-005 Word | RO-15-005 PDF - Jun 23, 2015
RO-14-020 Word | RO-14-020 PDF - May 5, 2015
RO-14-022 Word | RO-14-022 PDF - Apr 16, 2015
RO-14-017 Word | RO-14-017 PDF - Mar 17, 2015
RO-14-004 Word | RO-14-004 PDF - Mar 2, 2015
RO-14-015 Word | RO-14-015 PDF - Feb 23, 2015
RO-14-016 Word | RO-14-016 PDF - Feb 17, 2015
RO-14-009 Word | RO-14-009 PDF - Jan 30, 2015
RO-14-010 Word | RO-14-010 PDF - Jan 20, 2015