Two employees at the Texas Dept. of Family and Protective Services (CPS) have been put on resigned in connection to the Tiffany Klapheke case.
Husband of woman accused of child neglect allegedly had an affair with CPS investigator assigned to the case
It has been confirmed that the Director of Child Protective Services has resigned.
Dyess has released the following statement regarding the delay of the court-martial for Senior Airman Christopher Perez in connection to the Klapheke case.
Airman Christopher Perez is accused of failing to report child abuse
On Nov. 30, 2012, Lt. Col. Sandra Kent, the judge advocate who presided
as the investigating officer for the Article 32 hearing of Senior Airman
Christopher Perez, 7th Security Forces Squadron, provided an original
copy of her Investigating Officer's Report to the 7th Bomb Wing staff
judge advocate's office.
During the hearing for Dyess Airman Christopher Perez in connection with
the Klapheke case, a member of the Family Advocacy group on Dyess Air
Force Base testified Monday that CPS actually closed their investigation
into the Klapheke family case six days before Tiffany found her
daughter dead in her crib.
Airman Christopher Perez was in a military courtroom today as a special
investigator appointed to his case heard about his involvement in the
death of a 22-month-old girl on Dyess Air Force Base.
A military court hearing for Senior Airman Christopher Perez is going on today at Dyess Air Force Base.
A court hearing for the Dyess Airman facing charges in connection with death of a baby will be held Monday, November 19.
There is a new commissioner at the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.
Howard Baldwin, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
Commissioner, announced his resignation on Thursday, saying his last day
will come at the end of the year.
Representatives from Child Protective Services report that a fourth CPS supervisor is under investigation by APD in connection with the Klapheke case, and has
been placed on emergency paid leave.
With three Child Protective Service workers on emergency leave and an ongoing investigation into the state agency by Abilene police, many are wondering what now happens to past cases worked by those employees. And the answer may be -- nothing.
On October 19, Senior Airman Christopher Perez, 7th Security Forces
Squadron, was charged with failure to report child abuse or neglect.
According to the search warrant- three department supervisors are being investigated.
Abilene Police are conducting an ongoing investigation into a local Child Protective Services office and specifically, three supervisors following the death of a 22-month-old girl on Dyess Air Force Base.
APD Chief of Police Stan Standridge said his department has reason to believe CPS employees mishandled and tampered with important documents relating to their investigation into the toddler, and her 22-year-old mother, Tiffany Klapheke.
The Abilene Police Department executed a search warrant at
the local Child Protective Services office around 11 a.m. Tuesday Morning.
The Abilene Police Department has taken the local CPS office under investigation after the case of Dyess mom,Tiffany Klapheke, whose neglect lead to the death of one of her children.
Tiffany Klapheke's mother says she never knew anything was wrong.
We are learning more about the Dyess mother who is charged with child neglect...
An update has been released on the current conditions of the two remaining children of Tiffany Klapheke, the mother recently arrested for the severe neglect of here three children, resulting in the death of a 22-year-old child.
Tiffany Klapheke explains what led to her child's death.
A mother living on Dyess Air Force Base is arrested after the death of one child, and the discovery of bodily injuries on the other two.