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NCJ Number: 242951 Find in a Library
Title: The AMBER Advocate, Volume 7 Issue 2, Summer 2013
Journal: The Amber Advocate  Volume:7  Issue:2  Dated:Summer 2013  Pages:1-12
Date Published: 2013
Sponsoring Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 2010-MC-CX-K050
Document: PDF
Type: Issue Overview
Format: Journal/Magazine
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This issue of The Amber Advocate contains six articles dealing with child abduction issues.
Abstract: This summer 2013 issue of The Amber Advocate contains six articles dealing with child abduction issues. The first article, When a Child is Taken describes what officials can do to involve families during a child abduction. The second article profiles Kristina Bomba, an Amber Alert coordinator from Colorado. The third article, On the Front Lines, describes the actions of three Tennessee truckers during a January 2013 Amber Alert in Tennessee that safely resolved the child abduction. The fourth article, Amber Alert in Indian Country, describes the work of law enforcement officials in tribal areas fighting to keep Native American children safe. The fifth article, Amber Alert International, describes Canada’s new website that provides information on missing persons and unidentified remains, and introduces Newfoundland’s new Amber Alert coordinator. The sixth article, Odds & Ends, highlights Amber Alert efforts in West Virginia, New York, New Mexico, and Michigan. The last page of The Amber Advocate contains information on upcoming Amber Alert Training sessions.
Main Term(s): Child protection laws
Index Term(s): Child protection services; Crimes against children; Michigan; Missing children; New Mexico; New York; Tennessee; West Virginia
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