Child Abuse Investigation

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During the investigation process of abused against children, it is important that a child abuse investigator should contact all medical personnel who had contact with the family of the victim. In this step of the investigation process, the investigator should interview the physician who provided treatment to the child. Interviewing the child’s physician is critical to the case because usually the attending physician can tell the police if the child caretaker’s statement does or does not fit with the child’s injury (Lyman, p. 233). Aside from interviewing the child’s physician, investigator should also interview other medical staff who assisted the physician when providing treatment to the alleged child abuse victim such as certain specialists,
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