Change Indicator

Investigative Response in Maryland

Investigative Response

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Definition and Source



This number represents new investigative response cases.

Investigative response is the Child Protective Services' response to cases where Alternative Response is not sufficient and an investigation need to occur into whether a child’s caretaker abused or neglected them.

Data Source

Maryland Department of Human Resources


Investigative response went through an implementation phase. 

NA indicates investigative response had not been initiated at the time or data is not yet available.

Last Updated

February 2024