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how long does it take?

for cps to respond to a call? i called them last week on my neighbour and still nothing.. how long?

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MommaBear1129

Asked by MommaBear1129 at 3:48 PM on Jan. 29, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • I think they have 24-48 hours for an emergency which is something like report of molestation, etc. And they have up to 7 days for things they consider non emergency like a messy house, or whatever.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 3:49 PM on Jan. 29, 2009

  • It depends on how serious the complaint was. If the child is believed to be in immediate danger of death they have 24 hours to see the kid. If it is not terribly serious they have longer.
    kemclaughlin

    Answer by kemclaughlin at 3:50 PM on Jan. 29, 2009

  • ooh ok@ :D thanks ladies.. this woman.. uhhg
    MommaBear1129

    Answer by MommaBear1129 at 3:59 PM on Jan. 29, 2009

  • If you feel that the child(ren) are in danger due to neglect or violence, then you need to call 911. Then the police officers will call cps.
    motherofhope98

    Answer by motherofhope98 at 6:38 PM on Jan. 29, 2009

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