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How many children have been abducted by non-family members?
The number of children abducted by individuals who are outside of their family is available in Nonfamily Abducted Children: National Estimates and Characteristics from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). For additional information, visit the Kidnapping section of our website and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children website. Also see Child Victims of Stereotypical Kidnappings Known to Law Enforcement in 2011 from the OJJDP's Juvenile Justice Bulletin.

Last Updated: May 30, 2018

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