Department of Child Safety
Former Foster Youth, Placed for More than Decade with Member of Pedophile Ring, Sues State of Arizona
Sierra Vista is an Army town of about 43,000 residents located 75 miles southeast of Tucson. And for several years, unbeknownst to most of its citizens, it was home to a pedophile ring that preyed on vulnerable children.
Class-action Lawsuit in Arizona Seeks a ‘Remedy for All Kids in Care’
A lawsuit filed against Arizona’s child welfare and mental health systems was granted class-action status last month by a federal judge. The recent decision by U. S. District Court Judge Roslyn Silver is significant because it ensures that a positive ruling in the suit will benefit all kids in the state’s foster care system.