Tag: missing children
Most people know Amber Alerts as child-abduction emergency notifications that help law enforcement find missing kids. But the tragic abduction and murder case behind the notorious alert system was never solved—and police are still looking for clues.
Angeline Hartmann of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) and Live PD spoke with A&E Real Crime about the NCMEC's response to the Jayme Closs news, misconceptions about missing children cases and the single most valuable tool in being able to find missing kids.
Over the last century, dozens of highly publicized child kidnappings have shocked the nation and ignited a public effort to prevent them. Now, missing-child awareness campaigns help spread the word more widely and quickly, resulting in finding many more of these kids.