Topic: Tennessee Department of Children Services
Clarksville, TN – Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) investigators have arrested a married couple for aggravated child abuse and neglect.
Jayce Patrick Jones, 33, and Jordyn Compton Jones, 32, were taken into custody on Monday, September 17th, 2018.
Each were charged with three counts of aggravated child abuse and neglect – under 8 years of age.
Clarksville Police Department
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Police received a Department of Children Services referral in April 2018 of an alleged inappropriate contact between Arthur Mulkey, 74 and a female teenager under the age of 18.
CPD Detective Lambert investigated the allegation and did a presentment to the September 2018 Grand Jury. The grand jury returned a sealed indictment for four counts of Sexual Battery by an Authority figure.
Task force will be led by Dr. Page Walley of Bolivar
Franklin, TN – Dr. Mark Green announced the formation of a rural task force for his congressional campaign today. Led by former DCS Commissioner Page Walley, the task force will advise Green on issues facing rural Tennessee.
Joining the task force will be elected officials, business leaders, and community leaders in the rural counties across the 7th congressional district.
Montgomery County, TN — Montgomery County Juvenile Court is earnestly seeking adults willing to serve on the local foster care review board for the best interest of children in our community.
Many children in Montgomery County are placed in state custody due to the abuse of drugs, alcohol, physical and sexual abuse by their parents or guardians. These children’s lives are uprooted through no fault of their own.
Children in our county are also born with drug addictions because parents have been using dangerous drugs.
Community Rallies Together to Bring Awareness to Foster Care at Sixth Annual Foster Care Awareness Family Day
Clarksville, TN – The sixth annual Foster Care Awareness Family Day celebration was recently held at the LEAP plaza. Despite inclement weather about 450 members of the Clarksville Community gathered together to learn about foster care and learning what it takes to become a foster parent.
Hosted by the Department of Children Services, Centerstone, Health Connect, Clarksville Family Therapy, OmiVisions, Youth Villages, Mental Health Cooperative, and the LEAP Organization, the goal of this event was to create greater awareness of children in need who remain in state custody and want to become members of foster families.
Clarksville, TN – L.E.A.P. organization is planning their next youth excursion to see the bright lights and big city of New York. The purpose of this trip is to provide entertainment combined with education and exposure to places and events for participating L.E.A.P. youth.
It will be a whirlwind trip scheduled from July 8th, 2015 to July 12th, 2015.
L.E.A.P, which stands for Leadership, Enlightenment, Academic Achievement, and Perseverance, also teaches its members about Outreach, Responsibility, and Growth.
Clarksville, TN – May 17th marked the 5th Annual Foster Care Awareness Family Day Celebration. Over 450 members of the Clarksville Community gathered together to learn about becoming a foster parent at the LEAP Plaza.
Of those that attended there were a total of 9 that signed up to become foster parents.
Clarksville, TN – On April 22nd, 2013 at 3:00pm, Clarksville Police Detective DeMone A. Chestnut responded to a Child Abuse/Neglect at King Road.
Detective Chestnut responded to a Department of Children Services (DCS) referral in reference to two abused children living in a home on King Road; one child was said to have a broken collar bone and another a black eye. These injuries were said to have been caused by the mother’s live-in boyfriend.
Clarksville, TN – A husband and wife were arrested after Clarksville Police received a call about a vehicle at Taco Bell’s drive thru window with intoxicated occupants inside the vehicle.
On March 29th, 2013, around 12:19am, Clarksville Police Officers responded to the drive thru of Taco Bell, 788 North Riverside Drive in reference to a possible intoxicated driver.
Montgomery County, TN – The Foster Care Review Board is seeking volunteers to serve on its boards. Board members make recommendations to the Juvenile Court Judge or Magistrate that is overseeing each child custody case.
Board members are asked to attend one board meeting per month. The boards usually meet on the 1st and 2nd Tuesdays and the 4th Monday of each month. «Read the rest of this article»
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