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What resources are available to assist in locating missing adults?
If you have not yet contacted law enforcement officials to assist in locating a missing adult, please do so immediately. For additional assistance, visit the
National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs)
website. NamUs is a clearinghouse for missing persons and unidentified decedent records. This free online system can be searched by medical examiners, coroners, law enforcement officials, and the general public to solve these cases. To enter a missing persons report into the NamUs database, visit the
Additionally, Ashanti Alerts provide for rapid dissemination of information about adults who have been reported missing, along with suspect information in cases of suspected abduction. Learn more about these Alerts on the
National Ashanti Alert Network
section of the Bureau of Justice Assistance website.
September 6, 2020
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