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:
Child Abduction Tabletop Exercise | December 12, 2022
"I liked the cohesive and collaborative approach as we utilized each person’s experience and expertise to fulfill the role they will have during and actual activation and deployment."
"It was great to work with just our team so we could problem solve like we would in a real life situation using our own resources. I also appreciated the incorporation of team discussion as we were briefed by the instructor about each piece of the incident."
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."
Search and Canvass Operations in Child Abductions | Nov. 30 - Dec. 1, 2022
"The course provided relevant information from credible law enforcement professionals!"
"I really liked learning about available technology and how to obtain digital evidence from different sources."
"I appreciated that the training covered a variety of topics relating to child abductions."
Initial Response Strategies & Tactics for Responding to Missing Children | November 14, 2022
"The course provided very effective and necessary materials for any agency. The training materials can be brought back and used with fellow detectives."
"The instructors all did an excellent job; the course was packed full of information."
"The course presented from real-life events that we could draw usable information from."
Child Abduction Tabletop Exercise (CATE) | November 1, 2022
"Great training. I’m new to CART and this put everything together for me and made the investigation easy to understand."
"I liked the breakout session and getting to work with other agencies and getting their
perspectives and learning about different resources available."
Investigative Strategies in Child Abduction Cases Hybrid Training | October 30 - November 1, 2022
"The presenters did an excellent job, and their experience and expertise were obvious."
"I appreciated the amount of information provided in just two days of instruction. The information on social media and electronic devices was most helpful to me."
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.