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Northern Virginia Child Abuse Statistics

Children in Child Abuse & Neglect Reports | DSS Report Victims Disposition and Risk Annual Report | July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018

Location Total Reported Children in Founded Cases Children in Valid Cases
(those not determined to be unfounded)
Alexandria 1924 56 852
Arlington County 1600 91 655
Fairfax County 7121 437 2814
Falls Church 5 0 0
Loudoun County 3234 34 1,893
Manassas 767 18 170
Manassas Park 230 4 119
Prince William 7285 546 3953
Northern Virginia 22,166 1,186 10,460

Source: Online Automated Services Information System (OASIS), as of February 2018 | Virginia Department of Social Services

For all updated statistics: http://www.dss.virginia.gov

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