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Child Abuse Report

July 16, 1988|Clipboard researched by Susan Greene and Rick VanderKnyff / Los Angeles Times. Page designed by Doris Shields / Los Angeles Times

May-June * June May % Change Total cases 1,655 1,796 -8 TYPE OF ABUSE Physical 641 779 -18 Sexual 362 375 -3 Emotional 75 86 -13 Neglect 478 503 -5 Unknown 99 53 87 GENDER Male 744 785 -5 Female 881 975 -10 Unknown 30 36 -17 AGE Under 1 year 91 110 -17 1-3 years 282 291 -3 4-7 years 410 442 -7 8-12 years 418 515 -19 13-18 years 411 383 7 Unknown 43 55 -22 RACE/ETHNICITY Caucasian 1,016 1,077 -6 Non-white Latino 409 389 5 Black 58 71 -18 Asian 30 21 43 Indochinese 14 26 -47 Unknown 128 212 -40

Note: "Unknown" indicates category was not known when report was made.

* Most recent data available

CHILD ABUSE IN JUNE

Geographic area Incidents Anaheim 243 Balboa 1 Brea 10 Buena Park 56 Capistrano Beach 3 Corona del Mar 2 Costa Mesa 81 Cypress 25 Dana Point 10 El Toro 27 Fountain Valley 28 Fullerton 65 Garden Grove 129 Huntington Beach 91 Irvine 54 Laguna Beach 6 Laguna Hills 9 Laguna Niguel 8 La Habra 38 La Palma 4 Los Alamitos 7 Midway City 9 Mission Viejo 36 Newport Beach 11 Orange 104 Placentia 13 San Clemente 24 San Juan Capistrano 15 Santa Ana 270 Seal Beach 3 Stanton 34 Sunset Beach 1 Tustin 27 Villa Park 2 Westminster 55 Yorba Linda 27 TOTAL COUNTY AREAS 1,528 OUT OF COUNTY 76 UNKNOWN 51 TOTAL 1,655

Source: Orange County Child Abuse Registry TO REPORT CHILD ABUSE

The Orange County Child Abuse Registry maintains a 24-hour hot line for anyone wishing to report suspected instances of child abuse. All collect calls are accepted. The number: (714) 834-5353.

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