Domestic abuse cases possibly rise amid lockdown

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Child abuse reports are down but child advocates worry cases are actually increasing Beth Myers reports calls to the Oklahoma department of Human Services child abuse hotline have dropped about fifty percent with schools closed and children at home with parents carry little with the children's advocacy centers of Oklahoma worries that cases are actually increasing one of the largest groups of people and advocates for kids that report to the child abuse hotline educators so as schools have been out of session and people are working from home we just literally lost sight of children in early March she says DHS received an average of two hundred fifty calls per day that number dropped in half by early

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