March 22, 2009 9:47 AM

Dozens in Sacramento's Child Protective Services have criminal records

Drug possession, domestic violence, repeatedly driving drunk, assault with a deadly weapon — any one of these charges or convictions could lead child protective services workers to remove children from a home or force a parent into counseling. But all of those crimes and many others appear in the backgrounds of employees of Sacramento County's Child Protective Services, a Bee investigation has found.

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