Child Protective Investigations Division
The Child Protective Investigations Division is under the command of Captain Christi Esquinaldo.
The division is responsible for investigating cases involving child abuse, child neglect and child abandonment. Civilian investigators, who are supervised by law enforcement officers, respond to child protective investigations countywide. The investigators are divided into two bureaus for saturation coverage of the county. The division also includes Program Administration, Training, Administration Support, and the Investigative Support Unit.
Availability of Auxiliary Aids and Interpreter Services
Interpreter Services for the Deaf or Hard of Hearing
If you are deaf or hard of hearing, you are entitled to interpreter services at no cost to you. Please inform your investigator of the type of auxiliary aid or service you need.
Interpreter Services for Limited English Proficiency
You are entitled to receive services and information in appropriate languages, other than English, to ensure effective communication and participation in all program, services, and activities administered by the Department of Children and Families and its contracted providers. Please inform your investigator of your language needs and interpreter services will be provided at no cost to you.