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AMBER Alert, Best Practices Guide for Broadcasters and Other Media Outlets

Additional Resources

For more information about the AMBER Alert program, including training, technical assistance, and laws, visit the U.S. Department of Justice Web site at:


To report an emergency situation or to provide information about a missing or exploited child, call 911 to notify your local police, or call 800–THE–LOST (800–843–5678)

To report information about child pornography, child molestation, child prostitution, and the online enticement of children, log on to the CyberTipline at:


For more information on missing and exploited children, visit the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) at:


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