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NCJ Number: 245772 Find in a Library
Title: The AMBER Advocate, Spring 2014
Journal: Amber Advocate  Volume:8  Issue:1  Dated:Spring 2014  Pages:1-12
Editor(s): Paul Murphy
Date Published: 2014
Page Count: 12
Sponsoring Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 2010-MC-CX-K050
Document: PDF
Type: Program Description (Model); Program/Project Description
Format: Journal/Magazine
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This issue of The AMBER Alert newsletter contains five primary articles dealing with child abduction issues.
Abstract: The first article, On the Front Lines: Five States Unite to Find Hannah Anderson, details the combined efforts of five States to find the missing teenager and her brother abducted from their home in California. In addition to California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington also assisted in the search efforts. The second article is an interview with Kevin Mariano, the new Isleta Pueblo police chief. The third article describes international efforts to expand AMBER Alert, specifically in Germany and Central and South American countries. The fourth article highlights the work of Bill Bryan who retired from the AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program. The fifth article describes how a mock child abduction was used to test the ability of the Utah CART (Child Abduction Response Team) to effectively respond to an actual abduction.
Main Term(s): AMBER Alert
Index Term(s): Child Abduction; Child abuse prevention; Child abuse prevention training; Child Protection; Child protection laws; Missing children; Missing person investigation; OJJDP grant-related documents; Police child abuse training
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