Florida Department of Children & Families

Florida Department of Children and Families
Family upset after finding out DCF investigator arrested for child molestation

A North Fort Myers family says they’re livid after finding out that a Lee County DCF worker that checked on their son, was later arrested for child molestation.

Aide, DCF Worker Arrested
Florida Child protective services employee arrested
Former DCF Investigators say agency has to change
Florida parents wrongly accused of child abuse by state experts is ‘shocking,’ says Florida lawmaker

Sheriff: Child protection investigator fired for helping a friend try to win bitter custody battle
Lawmaker responds to DCF investigation
DCF Workers: State is failing kids

Florida Department of Children and Families worker arrested
Fmr. DCF employee arrested for drug trafficking

A former employee with Florida Department of Children and Families is now behind bars for allegedly selling drugs out of her own home on Starlight Point Drive in Mulberry.

DCF worker arrested on felony sexual battery charges

A Department of Children and Families investigator was arrested on felony sexual battery charges Thursday.

Fmr. DCF Investigator Arrested On Misconduct Charges

A former child protective investigator is under arrest on charges of official misconduct related to a case where a child died after he was left in a hot car.

DCF employee on leave after arrest on child porn charges

Department of Children and Families administrators are moving towards firing an Orlando employee who is charged with multiple counts of possessing child porn.

DCF employee arrested in hit-and-run that left teen in critical condition: Deputies

DCF employee arrested for beating child with a belt over a broken faucet
Former child protective investigator arrested for falsifying records

A former Child Protective Investigator has been arrested for falsifying records while employed with the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.

Florida DCF data breach impacts 2000 residents

Lawsuit filed against DCF
DCF: No mistakes in leaving 4-year-old with mother who later drowned her

Florida’s child welfare department says a previous investigation of a mother charged with drowning her 4-year-old autistic daughter in a river was handled correctly.

Child welfare subcontractor removed from more than 500 cases after 11-year-old child’s death

The I-Team has learned DCF sub-contractor Directions for Living will no longer be managing child welfare cases for DCF in Pinellas County.

Therapist arrested on child pornography charges worked with children in DCF cases
DCF sued after Palm Beach children burned with grease by guardian

A mother is suing the state, claiming investigators gave custody of her two young children, to a woman with a history of criminal violence. Soon after that woman took over as their guardian, the kids suffered serious injuries, and abuse.

DCF report reveals 12 abuse incidents involving mom of 11-year-old

New information was released Wednesday.

DCF investigation of Baby Chance Mike Carrol
DCF reviewing Hillsborough foster care failures exposed by 8 On Your Side investigation
Worker charges with falsifying DCF records

Victim, sister back in DCF a day after judge released back to mom despite molestation investigation

Two young sisters returned to DCF custody Tuesday after a judge had released them to their mother’s home Monday in Winter Haven, shocking child protective officers.

Father’s son murdered by mother. DCF Explains Investigation Process
DCF made contact with mom before mass murder

New details are emerging about the involvement of Florida’s Department of Children and Families with a family of seven found dead in Bell.