News, Resources, and Events from AATTAP and Official AMBER Alert Programs
Here are the latest stories and happenings with AMBER Alert
‘Brave, Resourceful and Dedicated’
Six Minnesota Tribes Receive Technology Toolkits at Regional Law Enforcement Event
New Multimedia Resource: ‘When Your Child Is Missing: A Family Survival Guide’ Released on National Missing Children’s Day
Cover Story: 2023 – The Road Ahead
On the Front Lines: Danger at Play
What participants are saying about AMBER Alert training:
Investigative Strategies for Child Abduction Cases | February 21-22, 2023
"ISCAC included the best legal issues module I have ever taken. The instructor was engaging, used humor during the presentation to keep the class focused and engaged, and explained topics and presented scenarios through real-life situations - making the topic easier to digest. Awesome!
"Each instructor was very versed in their topics. AATTAP did an exceptional job organizing this training. The information is current and well updated. It was a joy being in this class."
"I'll definitely share the knowledge passed on with colleagues and we'll utilize it in our day-to-day operations."
Child Abduction Response Team (CART) Training | Puerto Rico | January 16-18, 2023
"An excellent training on how to implement and prepare the CART program. I appreciated the step-by-step preparation, and the clear and precise information on building a proper team. CART is an awe-inspiring and impactful program that involves multiple agencies as well as citizens. Excellent!"
"In the event of a missing child, I will be able to provide more assistance because of the skills I learned."
Child Abduction Response Team (CART) Training | January 2023
"After having been involved in numerous CART situations during my career, it was refreshing to get this information. I learned that there are numerous resources available of which I was not aware!"
"I appreciated the variety of instructors, the real-life stories, and the tabletop exercise."
" The presenters were all clearly very knowledgeable and have great expertise in these topics."
Child Abduction Tabletop Exercises (CATE) | January-February, 2023
"Great instructor, knowledgeable, charismatic, good information. Hopefully never have to mobilize CART team, but if we do we will be more prepared."
"I enjoyed the dynamic and interactive nature of the class. We had good guidance and constructive criticism every step of the way."
"I enjoyed working in small groups and actually going through the steps as if we were working the case."
Response to At-Risk Missing and High-Risk Endangered Missing Children | December 8, 2022
"This training was both enlightening and informative."
"The instructors all displayed advanced knowledge and were engaging to listen to."
"I appreciated the critical thinking required in groups and the case study information."
CHILDREN SAFELY RECOVERED WITH THE HELP OF
As of December 31, 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.