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Washington County child protection officials clarify myths at board workshop

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It's a big misconception that county child protection services take young victims of neglect and abuse out of their homes.

"We cannot place children involuntarily; only police and a judge can do that," said Rick Backman, division manager of Washington County Children Services. "Picking up the kids and walking out, it doesn't happen that way."

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Riham Feshir
Riham Feshir is a reporter and photographer for the Woodbury Bulletin. Her coverage includes Woodbury City Hall, Washington County Board of Commissioners and business news.  Follow Riham on Twitter @RihamFeshir for the latest updates.
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