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NCJ Number: 134164 Find in a Library
Title: What To Do If Your Child Is Missing
Corporate Author: Exploited Children's Help Organization (ECHO)
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 32
Sponsoring Agency: Exploited Children's Help Organization (ECHO)
Louisville, KY 40202
Younger Women's Club of Louisville
Louisville, KY
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual provides step-by-step instructions for use by the parents of a missing child.
Abstract: Parents are advised to check immediately all places where the child could be: at home; in the neighborhood; and in the larger community. After determining that the child has probably been abducted or run away, parents should compose themselves and then ask a family member, a minister, or a friend to come to help with communications. They should next contact the police and other organizations that may help locate the child. Further action steps will depend on whether they determine that the child has been abducted by a stranger, has been abducted by an acquaintance, or has run away. List of telephone numbers of agencies in the Louisville, Ky. area
Main Term(s): Missing children; Runaways
Index Term(s): Child Abduction; Citizen crime reporting; Missing person investigation; Parental attitudes; Parental influence
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