Police investigating allegations that Suffield school administrators failed to report abuse


SUFFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) – Just over the state line in Suffield, Connecticut,  police and the Connecticut Department of Children and Families are investigating allegations that the School Superintendent and other school administrators failed to report suspected child abuse or neglect.

Police say on May 22nd of this year, they were notified by DCF that an allegation had been reported to DCF which involved members of the Suffield Public School District.  

The complaint alleged that several school administrators and members of senior leadership, including the Superintendent, had failed to report an act of suspected child abuse or neglect to DCF as required by law.

After receiving this information, police began an investigation in which both the Suffield Board of Education and the Suffield Public School District are fully cooperating with. 

Police say the safety and security of children is paramount to the department, as well as the town of Suffield. 

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