Law Enforcement

“My family survived” because of the CAC

  This is a speech by Lori Phillips from the Children’s Advocacy Center 2017 Cherish a Child Luncheon The year was 1993. My oldest daughter, Jennifer, came to me one evening and disclosed a horrific truth. Her father had sexually molested her. She was 11 years old that year. The specific abuse had taken place

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