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AMBER Alert Best Practices Guide, Second Edition

NCJ Number
252759
Date Published
April 2019
Length
68 pages
Agencies
OJJDP
Annotation
The purpose of this guide is to increase awareness, understanding, and promotion of the AMBER Alert system, whose goal is to galvanize communities to assist in the search for and safe recovery of an abducted child, with attention to the most serious child-abduction cases.
Abstract
The guide provides AMBER Alert coordinators with information to manage both a specific alert and their overall AMBER Alert program. Topics covered include AMBER Alert criteria for missing and abducted children, law enforcement response, leveraging all media, and AMBER Alert in Indian country.
Date Created: April 15, 2019