Usually the laws that punish people for not reporting sexual abuse of a minor don't apply to a family member who lives in the house. The reasoning behind that is that this person (in your case the mother) may have neglected to report the abuse out of fear for her safety. I am a bit perplexed that law enforcement would law the child to go back with her mom if they know that the mother neglected to report the abuse that was going on. If law enforcement and child protective services will not help you, you should contact a family law attorney and have him file a motion for temporary custody and request an emergency hearing on the matter. Good luck
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