Communities are encouraged to form multijurisdictional groups that include law enforcement
officers, prosecutors, public health professionals, and social workers to address the welfare of children endangered by
parental drug use. These coordinated groups should develop standards and protocols, evidenced by memorandums
of understanding, that address the following:
(a) Felony and misdemeanor arrests.
(b) Immediate response of protective social workers to a narcotics crime scene involving
(c) Outsourcing protective social workers to law enforcement.
(d) Dependency investigations.
(e) Forensic drug testing and interviewing.
(f) Decontamination of a child found in a lab setting.
(g) Medical examinations and developmental evaluations.
(h) Creation of two hours of P.O.S.T. drug endangered children awareness training.
FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.
Was this helpful?
Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes
A free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.