Law Enforcement

Hope for eliminating child abuse in this country

This is a guest post by David Hoppe, Deputy District Attorney I was asked to write a blog about hope. Hope in dealing with child abuse. A pretty tough topic. A couple of decades ago a doctor was conducting an obesity program with a high dropout rate. Surprisingly many of the people who dropped out

Child abuse investigations: How I do what I do

By Stephanie Smith, Detective with the Medford Oregon Police Department When I was asked to write a post about child abuse in our community, I thought to myself, “Where do I start?” As a detective with the Medford Police Department, I am fortunate to wear several hats when it comes to child abuse in Jackson