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You may also contact the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST for assistance. We cannot take missing child reports or inquiries via this website. To search for or find information about current missing children, visit www.missingkids.org.

THE AMBER ADVOCATE

The mission of the AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program (AATTAP) is to safely recover missing, endangered, or abducted children through the coordinated efforts of law enforcement, media, transportation, and other partners by using training and technology to enhance response capacities and capabilities and increase public participation. The AMBER Advocate website and secure AMBER Alert Partners Portal work to support this mission by promoting awareness of and access to training and resources for AMBER Alert partners as they work across their states and communities to    educate, train and inspire around the protection of children and effective response to endangered missing and abducted children.

CART - Child Abduction Response Team

Learn about the importance of CART and the benefits of achieving CART Certification. This video highlights the efforts and excellent outcomes of the Northwest Florida CART programs certification event. The Team achieved certification in February 2018.

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Recognition and Response to Child Sex Trafficking and Exploitation at Tribal Casinos
August 5, 2020 | Mayetta, KS

ncjtc.fvtc.edu/training/details/TR00000109/TRI0009935/recognition-and-response-to-child-sex-traff...

Tribal communities are increasingly seeing the rise in cases of trafficking and exploitation involving native and non-native youth in and around tribal operated casinos, hotels, and travel plazas. During the training, you will examine different types of human trafficking, the importance of recognizing domestic trafficking of tribal children, and identifying and reporting suspected cases. Learn the investigative challenges of trafficking cases, the victim interview, and victim placement. Through a facilitated discussion with other local public safety officials and stakeholders, you will identify available resources for victims to ensure an effective response.
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Responding to Missing and Abducted College Students
June 4, 2020 | Brockport, NY

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Develop a campus safety program for the abduction and/or exploitation of college and university students. Learn about legal requirements related to reporting and responding to reports of missing or abducted students. You will learn how to develop a campus safety program and about applicable federal laws regarding confidentiality, and reporting requirements. Examine initial response and investigative strategies that are essential in the recovery of the abducted student. Explore the increasing challenge of students who are exploited and lured into unsafe situations via the use of the internet.
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Montana Law Enforcement! CART training is coming your way in April!

Child Abduction Response Team Training (CART)
April 21-23, 2020 | Great Falls, MT

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Take steps toward implementing a successful Child Abduction Response Team (CART) by bringing together a team of experts whose knowledge, skills, and abilities will be beneficial in a child abduction case. Join us to learn how to develop a multidisciplinary Child Abduction Response Team (CART) for responding to endangered, missing, or abducted children. Hear about the impact a child abduction has on the family and learn the fundamentals of developing an effective responsive CART team. Examine incident command considerations, search and canvassing operations, CART activation, and resources to improve the response, investigation, search, and canvass activities associated with missing children investigations.
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Kansas Law Enforcement! NO FEE training on Search and Recovery Strategies for Abducted Children coming your way March 24-26, 2020 in Mayetta!

ncjtc.fvtc.edu/training/details/TR00000122/TRI0009928/canvassing-search-and-recovery-strategies-f...

Join us for this important training to gain the critical skills needed to plan, conduct, and manage effective search and canvassing operations to recover missing and abducted children. Learn specific techniques and tactics, how to leverage information from technology and mobile devices, and relevant legal considerations, to aid in successful search and canvass operations. Apply techniques and strategies learned through scenario-based exercises.
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