Right now in Colorado, we have a government job description (social worker in the Department of Human Services) where the job gives the worker discretion to view naked children and take pictures of them. We know from bitter experience that child sexual offenders seek out jobs where they have access to children. In our opinion, DHS’s current position on strip-searching is recklessly endangering children in our society.
on strip searching children in Colorado
- What can I do to prevent state-sponsored child strip searching in Colorado?
- Do government workers in Colorado really strip-search children?
- Don’t government workers ask for consent before they strip-search or photograph a child?
- How and why does DHS photograph children’s private areas?
- Doesn’t my child have any constitutional rights not to be strip-searched and photographed?
- Does a strip search endanger my child?
- Is this strip-search policy dangerous to our society?
- How does DHS protect these pictures of naked children?
- If DHS cannot strip-search children, will child abuse go unchecked?
- See video announcement about child safety in Colorado