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Child Abuse in Lubbock County

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2018 Statistics for Child Abuse in Lubbock County

In Lubbock County in 2018, there were
  • 4,963 Completed Investigation
  • 1,126 Confirmed Victims
  • 1 Confirmed Fatality related to Child Abuse/Neglect

Types of Abuse/Neglect Counts Confirmed included:

  • Abandonment - 0.16%
  • Medical Neglect - 0.88%
  • Neglectful Supervision - 75%
  • Physical Abuse - 12%
  • Physical Neglect - 4%
  • Refusal to Accept Parental Responsibility - 0.88%
  • Sex Trafficking - 0.16%
  • Sexual Abuse - 7%
In addition, there were 5 confirmed fatalities related to Child Abuse/Neglect within the Lubbock REGION DFPS. There were 211 confirmed abuse-related fatalities in the state of Texas in 2018.
 

Child abuse goes largely unreported. These statistics include only reported cases of abuse or neglect.

 

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