Fatality Disclosures

Public Disclosures

https://www.leg.state.nv.us/nrs/nrs-432b.html#NRS432BSec175A Public Disclosure is created when a child suffers from a near fatality or a fatality and who is, or has been, the subject of a report of abuse or neglect (NRS 432B.175). Please note that the Public Disclosures on this website are not intended to be a comprehensive list of all child fatalities or near fatalities.

Pursuant to Statewide Policy 0401 (Public Disclosure), "Any such data or information which is known must be made available to DCFS Administration not later than 48 hours after a fatality and not later than 5 business days after a near fatality. All Public Disclosures will be posted on the DCFS Public Website."

A near fatality is defined as an act that places a child in serious or critical condition as verified by a physician, a registered nurse, or other licensed provider of health care.  

Child Fatality Disclosures By County