CPS 2.1 Removals - by Region with Child Demographics FY2012-2021

data.texas.gov | Last Updated 14 Feb 2022

A removal occurs when CPS determines that a child cannot safely remain in their own home and that DFPS needs to seek legal custody to ensure child safety. Removals can occur in an investigation, family preservation, family substitute care or family reunification stage. Visit dfps.state.tx.us for information on CPS Abuse/Neglect Investigations and all DFPS programs.

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This dataset has the following 7 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeSample Values
Fiscal Yearfiscal_yeartext
Removal Stageremoval_stagetext