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Can I press charges against someone who falsely reports me to CPS?

Question Details: Someone I know who called child protective services on me and my husband. They said that my husband sexually abused the kids. The case worker came out and closed the case not even 2 days later. It was an anonymous call. The officer I spoke to said that it's a crime and I can press charges. He said CPS can look up the number called from to verify who made the call. Can I have the person arrested? What do I need to do to do so?

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