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You may also contact BCJ@doj.ca.gov to share information. The Bureau of Children’s Justice is interested in hearing about the experiences, both positive and negative, of the public relating to its investigations. This page will be updated as current investigations conclude and/or additional investigations begin. The California Department of Justice will treat all information received from the public regarding these matters as confidential.
Humboldt County Mandatory Reporting
The Bureau of Children’s Justice is investigating Humboldt County agencies’ compliance with California’s mandatory reporting law, including receiving, cross-reporting, and investigating reports of suspected child abuse and neglect.
Non-Public Schools – Tobinworld
The Bureau of Children’s Justice is investigating non-public schools, including Tobinworld, that contract with several school districts in California, relating to their treatment of students with disabilities.
San Bernardino County Child Welfare
The Bureau of Children’s Justice is investigating San Bernardino County’s compliance with California laws intended to ensure the safety and well-being of children, including children in the dependency system.
San Diego County Probation Department
The Bureau of Children’s Justice is investigating conditions of confinement in juvenile halls and camps overseen by the San Diego County Probation Department.
Stockton Unified School District Police Department
The Bureau of Children’s Justice is investigating the policies and practices of Stockton Unified School District and the District’s Police Department with respect to interactions with students.