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  NCJ Number: NCJ 240724     Find in a Library
  Title: The AMBER Advocate, Fall/Winter 2012
  Document URL: PDF 
  Editor(s): Paul Murphy
  Journal: Amber Advocate  Dated:Fall/Winter 2012  Pages:1 to 12
  Date Published: 2012
  Page Count: 12
  Annotation: This issue of The Amber Advocate contains four main articles on issues pertaining to Amber Alerts.
  Abstract: This Fall/Winter 2012 issue of The Amber Advocate contains four main articles on issues pertaining to Amber Alerts. The first article, Bad Intentions: Amber Alert Scams, examines how Amber Alerts are being used to scam individuals. The second main article, Training: Amber Alert Academies Bring Training to Your Town, examines courses offered by local and regional law enforcement agencies to provide Amber Alert training police officers. The third main article, Amber Alert International, examines international efforts in two countries, the Netherlands and Greece, for using Amber Alerts. The fourth main article, Amber Alert in Indian Country, presents information on a workshop to address trafficking of Native American women and children, and the use of an Amber Alert to search for a missing toddler. Two additional articles highlight the actions by several people to assist authorities in finding children who were the subject of Amber Alerts.
  Main Term(s): Missing children
  Index Term(s): Police training ; Kidnapping ; International police activities ; Missing person investigation ; Police agencies ; Police crime-prevention ; Police emergency procedures ; Search and Rescue ; OJJDP grant-related documents
  Sponsoring Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
  Grant Number: 2010-MC-CX-K050
  Type: Collected Work
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
   
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