A call regarding stolen milk turns into a call about child neglect. When the officers knock on the door to question a suspect, they find a 6 year old girl Charlie alone. She says she doesn't know where her mother is and her dad no longer lives there. When the officers tell her they are removing her, she tells them she can't leave Sissy an infant in the bathtub. A man arrives she calls daddy but he is only a friend of the mother. He is arrested on outstanding traffic warrants and juvenile finds the kids have been beaten. Charlie says daddy did it. They are called back to the apartment to find the father beating the mother and they learn the mother is beating the kids. Written by
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When Reed uses the pay phone in the hallway to call the station, the cord is long enough for him to sit down on the floor with the receiver, and it is not the armored cable that would be found on a standard public telephone. See more
Officer Jim Reed
3 of them, 3 adults who are supposed to act like parents, and not one of them gives a damn about a 6-year-old girl or her 10-month-old sister!