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:
Telecommunications Best Practices for Missing and Abducted Children (TELMAC) | March 16, 2023
"Very informative. Each individual brought the best in themselves and the content was very interesting."
"I appreciated that the course was taught by an active dispatch/telecommunications professional. I feel they best understand the important how to's of NCIC and call intake. Thank you for helping dispatchers to learn in this important area."
Child Sex Trafficking Investigations: Strategies to Increase Prosecutions of Traffickers of Missing Children | March 14-15, 2023
"This is one of the better trainings I have attended. While it was geared toward investigators, it had great information and resources for interviewers, analysts and attorneys also. Very effective use of time."
"This training was so informative in understanding the entire case. I really appreciated learning how to better handle these cases."
Child Abduction Response Team (CART) Training | March 6-8, 2023
"I came in with limited knowledge so every presentation added to my knowledge. The pace was great, and the information was easy to follow."
"The instructors were engaging and presented very well. They are all very clearly passionate about these topics and the passion shows through their presentation."
Search and Canvass Operations in Child Abductions | February 21-22, 2023
"This was well organized and presented by people who clearly have considerable experience in what they are presenting on."
"This was an excellent course to compliment CART team training. I had minimal subject matter exposure to this previously and this was incredibly beneficial to myself and members of my team. Overall excellent presenters and presentations."
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."
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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.