CPO in the News: “State’s child protection ombudsman calls for all child abuse, neglect deaths to be investigated, followed up”

This week, CPO Stephanie Villafuerte spoke with The Colorado Sun  and 9NEWS about our special initiative to reform the child fatality review system. This year, our agency is committed to working with stakeholders to address gaps in our state’s child fatality review system so we can reduce the number of child deaths in Colorado.

“The thought that any child in our state can be brutalized to death is unconscionable. The fact that hundreds are, defies logic.” – Ombudsman Stephanie Villafuerte in the Colorado Sun

Read the full Colorado Sun article

Watch the full 9NEWS interview