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Title: Missing and Abducted Children: A Law Enforcement Guide to Case Investigation and Program Management
Corporate Author: National Ctr for Missing and Exploited Children
United States of America
Editor(s): S E Steidel
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 233
Sponsoring Agency: National Ctr for Missing and Exploited Children
Alexandria, VA 22314-3175
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
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National Ctr for Missing and Exploited Children
Charles B. Wang InternationalChildren's Building
699 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-3175
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual provides law enforcement officers with a step-by- step guide on how to respond to and investigate missing child cases and gives administrators a framework to manage the missing child response within their agency's jurisdiction.
Abstract: The first chapter highlights specific initiatives that have been enacted to assist law enforcement personnel in missing child cases. Four subsequent chapters describe methods that have proven effective when investigating these cases, from the initial response to the determination and subsequent inquiry into family, nonfamily, or runaway child cases. Two separate chapters outline general investigative techniques and resources, procedures on using information and tailoring techniques to help resolve cases, and available agencies and organizations that can serve as resources. The final two chapters deal with crisis media relations and management issues. 28 figures and 8 appendixes
Main Term(s): Victims of Crime
Index Term(s): Investigative techniques; Kidnapping; Missing children; Missing person investigation; Police policies and procedures; Police role in criminal investigations; Runaways
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