News, Resources, and Events from AATTAP and Official AMBER Alert Programs
Here are the latest stories and happenings with AMBER Alert
What participants are saying about AMBER Alert training:
Response to At-Risk Missing & High-Risk Endangered Missing Children | Oct. 11, 2022
"I liked that the case study had interesting twists and turns. It was good practice for such a real-life event."
"Thanks for emphasizing the skills needed to identify and help sex-trafficking victims."
Search & Canvass Operations in Child Abduction Cases
Hybrid Training | Oct. 3-4, 2022
"This was a high-energy, information-packed presentation on what can be a dry subject. I would sit through it again!"
Initial Response Strategies & Tactics When Responding to Missing Children | Oct. 4, 2022
"Hearing the emotional impact of the family member's experience was powerful. This perspective is often lost in the bigger picture."
"Discussing how law enforcement needs to be more empathetic was very impactful. Too often officers become emotionally detached during a case as a coping mechanism."
Initial Response Strategies & Tactics for Responding to Missing Children | Sept. 20, 2022
"The course inspired us to pay more attention to what's going on around us. We also need to ensure our SOPs are up to date – and have a handy list of outside resources so we're not scrambling when these events occur."
Child Abduction Tabletop Exercise (CATE) | Sept. 13, 2022
"The instructor was facilitative and made the training thought-provoking. There was great information on search parameters involving missing children."
"I enjoyed networking with other law enforcement officers and discovering the resources available to us."
Unresolved Missing Person Cases in Indian Country
Live, Virtual Instructor-Led Training | July 26-28, 2022
"There was so much information covered in three days and I was engaged the entire time! The instructors were knowledgeable and personable."
"The training had me think outside the box – to look at a case from a different perspective."
CHILDREN SAFELY RECOVERED WITH THE HELP OF
As of May 1, 2022
REPORT A MISSING, ABDUCTED, OR ENDANGERED CHILD.
CALL 911 IMMEDIATELY
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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
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.