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Who has to report child abuse? What are the rules?

genericphoneMandated reporting laws in Pennsylvania might seem complicated, but really, the state wants anyone with a concern about a child's safety to report it.

Larry Richardson, longtime president and CEO of the York YMCA, was arraigned Thursday after being charged for allegedly failing to report a 2014 case of alleged child sexual abuse at the YMCA's Camp Spirit in East Manchester Township, according to charging documents.

Richardson told investigators that he followed the law in not reporting the incident to authorities and that it was a case of "sexual exploration" between two 12-year-old boys, documents state......

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Tom "Taylor" Pyles is a child abuse survivor and the founder The Blue Ribbon Project. He has been a police officer with Annapolis Police Department for over a decade and is assigned as a Detective in the Criminal Investigations Section.  When not working, you'll find him spending time with his family and out enjoying the countryside on two wheels. 

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