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IF DCFS HAS A RED...
IF DCFS HAS A RED FLAG WARNING IN UTAH BY TAKING A NEWBORN FROM THERE PARENTS AFTER BIRTH WOULD THAT MEAN DCFS WOULD HAVE A RED FLAG WARNING ALSO IN ANOTHER STATE LIKE CALIFORNIA.
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I'm Lucy, and I'd be happy to answer your questions today.

Each state has their own Department of Child and Family Services. The states can share information, but do not have a synchronized database across all 50 states. Unless the red flag in Utah was created by a FBI criminal record, it's unlikely that California would also have the same red flag - especially if the person has never lived there. It's not impossible, and states can communicate, but this isn't something that's put automatically in a centralized system. Most likely, someone would have to alert Child Protective Services in California if they had reason to believe a parent presented a danger to their child.

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