The beating death of a 2 year old boy by his well known violent step father has prompted a ten million dollar lawsuit against the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) Foster Parent program and the Dallas Police Department.
The suit contends that despite obvious evidence of prior physical abuse, the two agencies failed to rescue the child from a dangerous living arrangement. It is yet another in a series of horrific child abuse stories over the past couple of years coming from state DHS which only recently was given a new director.
This latest development is in The Oregonian. Warning. This is a tough one to read. Click here.