3/12/2015 Gazette Opinion: Stand up for abused and neglected kids

92 abuse/neglect cases During January and February alone, the Yellowstone County Attorney’s Office filed civil cases involving 92 children who had been abused or neglected. The office filed 183 civil abuse/neglect cases in all of 2014. “When we have a two-month spike like this, we go from serving half the kids to serving a third,” Campbell said. Gazette readers recently have seen news reports of horrendous crimes committed against local infants and children, including these headlines: Parents charged with abusing 10-week-old twins, mother...