I will keep this as short as possible.
My name is Bill Sxxxx, I testified before the Senate task force on Child protective Services May 5th 2006.
At that time I spoke of a number of cases that I had become aware of where Children were literally taken from parents for literally no reason. I mentioned two actual cases.
One case my own, in which I was told that my Child had herpes type 2 when she actually ended up 7 days later with type 1. Type one antigen test only means that She at least had to have had a fever blister sometime in her life to test positive. Science cannot tell you when where or how.
An investiagtion was done by North Little Rock police Dept and later validated by the State Police that there was NO evidence of any sexual abuse. Documents say it was unfounded.
Child protective Services Lied to the Judge and said that there was an ongoing investigation and that they should hold on to my 10 year old daughter until it was finished. They had been contacted and the evidence had been discussed. they knew it was unfounded. They systematically worked to keep all exculpatory information out of the court hearing. The Judge went along because DCFS are the eyes and ears of the Judge.
The fact is, by law, even if it had been a worse case senario and my Child had been raped, since I am not accused, there is no reason for them to have My Child. In a case of of rape, you put the rapist in Jail and not abuse the child by moving her from a loving Family. This was not a case where abuse was evident at all. No excuses! This began early May 2005.
They Still have My Daughter.
The Second case that I spoke to the Senate about, is the Case of Nancy Fxxx and her Grand Child Sxxx, who lives in Sharp County. This case is unbelievable.
The Grand Child was given to another Grand mother who never did anything to raise the Child. She had so-called Statements from many prominent people that she claimed had vouched for her. Problem is no one was there to admit that they did vouch for her and all the so-called vouchers are saying that She used their names fraudulently and want her prosecuted.
She even admitted in court that she lives with registered pediphiles and sex abusers. How can She do this, you may ask? According to Miss Fxxx, this Woman Ms. Sxxx Exxxx, told her that She knew everyone in the County and had dirt on them all.
After about 3 weeks Ms. Fxxxx was allowed to visit Sxxx Her Grandson, he had loss 30% of his body weight and his front permanent teeth were broken out.
The next visit in the middle of May 2006, the Child had marks of physical abuse all over his body. I have pictures of all this. The witnesses were a State Representative, a State Policeman, a regular policeman, an emergency managemant person and about 4 other people.
The child begged anyone to take him home and not allow him to have to go back to Ms Sxxx Exxx place. He explained by name, the people involved with hm at her house. Some of these were the registered sex abusers. There is audio available.
Child protective Services had been ordered to get involved and for about 2 months, I understand, they refused, and even asked the court to dismiss them from the case. The court did so.
Now that the Child had obvious marks of abuse, the policemen promised him that He would not have to go back. They called Child protective Services who promptly gave the Child back.
After I introduced these cases to Senator Malone and others, DCFS got involved, but get this, on the side of the lady with the pediphiles.
They called Ms. Fxxx to a probable cause hearing late one evening a week or so ago. The hearing was held 65 miles away in Jackson County and She had to be there at 9am.
The Judge Granted Probable cause all right, but it was granted to Ms. Fxxx and not to DHS. She was told to bring her witnesses June the 20th 2006.
DHS then had her arrested yesterday, not telling her what it was about. No rights were read to her. At the time of her arrest, she was being followed all around and this was noted by a policeman.
This lady has video and audio of many unbelievable events.
I pointed out the power of DHS to the Senate. I tried to make them understand that with the Judge and DCFS being partners in Child abuse hearings, the parent has little chance particularly if they are poor. There is no true adversarial hearing. With DCFS being the eyes and ears of the judge, if DCFS just made up something, the judge is likely to believe them without proof or substantiality of any kind. DCFS becomes the evidence.
I asked that they would appoint an independent investigatory commission and do a from stratch investigation in all the DCFS cases at random. I told them that they would find that in less than half of the cases there was a neccessity of removing the Children and the rights of many has been violated. In fact in some places where this has been done, it was found that in less then a tenth of cases were it neccessary to remove the child.
What a ripoff! DCFS can get paid in 5 different ways,but this all Starts with the taking of the Child or children. After they are finished with the Children at age 18, they are thrown out unprepared to fend for themselves. American society has to begin paying for them all over again. The come out of the system worse off than ever.
What most people in the situation that I and many find ourselves is that no one listens. I told the Senate that when we go to a Representative of Senator, the first place they go is DCFS. They hear some answer given and run off. You cannot ask the Fox tearing up the Chickens if they are abusing the Chickens. You will never get an answer of yes. You must check the law and the Situation and see for yourself.
We are looking for some brave souls who not only can make a big Splash by taking our cases or just one, but who recognise the political forces that will come against them and care more about justice. Believe me, I have found this not to be as easy as I thought.
Our cases are 2 of many where thare is no real answer from DCFS. They can find NO reasonable answer for why they did what they did. They make up answers as they see fit.
In my case for instance, I and a couple Representatives had a meeting with DCFS. At the meeting they said that they were so sorry but it was not their fault. It was the Judge's fault. I pointed out that the judge would have made a good decision if they had not objected to exculpatory information Coming from the City and State police and UAMS. They apparently needed to change that answer. Then a week later they begin to say that, I refused services. This is an obvious lie. I am still jumping through every hoop that they ask of me. When asked by one Representative, why did they lie before the Judge to keep my child. (There is abosolute proof of this) They told him that it was irrelavant. We tried to introduce the same information in court. They objected and told the judge that it was irrelavant. The Judge looked at us and repeated what they said, that it was irrelevant, before she heard the information.
This is their motiff operandi in many cases.
I believe that one of the things that seems to make many only look at cases like these and say, God bless you go in peace, is because, if We cannot trust DCFS, who can we trust? We know that there are real cases of abuse and dread having to fight such a formidible opponent with political tentacles every where.
I only ask people to think of those, cases like I have mentioned here and maybe well overhalf of all cases are still abuse of the Children. Maybe our made for kids organization is actually the cause of more abuse that it saves the children from. It is never "IN THE BEST INTEREST" of a child to remove them from loving parent, even if they are not perfect, and place them in a worse system. A system where they are 11 times more likely to be abused than at home. Six times more likely to die. former foster care kids make up 30% of the homeless. about 40% does not graduate high School. 25% of those in prison are former foster kids. 52% end up suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome.
If some of the research is correct 50% to over 90% of cases in many areas were ones where the child never should have been removed from home. We are talking about a multibillion dollar industry here. Year after year. It's go to be the biggest ongoing ripoff in modern American history
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas
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