Testimonial 1

Investigative Strategies for Missing and Abducted Children (ISCAC) - April 19-20, 2022

• I appreciated the expertise knowledge of all the instructors. It was one of the better trainings I've attended - hands down.
• The information was well presented and informative.
• I really enjoyed the case studies, and the instructors teaching topics from their personal experience.

California Highway Patrol
Testimonial 2

Initial Response Strategies and Tactics When Responding to Missing Children Incidents
- April 12, 2022

• After many years of a multitude of trainings, this was probably one of the very best I've participated in. I want to thank you for your commitment to investigating and finding missing children. Thank you from the bottom of my heart!
• I had a great educational experience today. I truly enjoyed each speaker and the knowledge they had and shared. The breakout rooms were great because we were able to talk to different agencies and bounce ideas off of each other.

California Highway Patrol
Testimonial 3

Child Abduction Tabletop Exercise - March 15, 2022

• I liked the scenario and how it played out; how it challenged to be better at investigations and asking questions.
• I appreciated the interactive breakout groups and how we were able to get other points of view.

California Highway Patrol
Testimonial 4

Prosecutor’s Strategies for Child Sex Trafficking and Exploitation Cases - March 10, 2022

• I enjoyed the breakout sessions. It allowed individuals from different backgrounds to work together as a team, and to hear from other prosecutors and their ideas.
• I appreciated the quality of instructors and real‐life examples of how the concepts were applied to actual cases.

California Highway Patrol
Testimonial 5

Initial Response Strategies and Tactics When Responding to Missing Children Incidents
- March 8, 2022

• I really enjoyed breaking down these cases and talking about the response and the preconceptions that are often made.
• I really enjoyed all of the real cases that were presented within the whole training! I loved the interaction of how all of the cases played out in the end.
• Great insight for first responding officers and supervisors!

California Highway Patrol
Testimonial 6

AMBER Alert Activation Best Practices - March 3, 2022

• The wide array of information in this course was applicable to numerous different professionals.
• I appreciate how knowledgeable the presenters were, meaning, they each offered additional resources to support the information shared and confidently carried each session with clarity and ease.
• I liked the group activities and participation! Felt very encouraged by the course presenters and facilitators!

California Highway Patrol

AMBER Alert’s New Virtual Training Option:
Live, Instructor-Led and Interactive!

Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in real-time, interactive training even when travel and in-person events are not an option. We now offer live, virtual training, led by subject matter experts and designed to engage you just as you would in the classroom.

Via web camera and microphone on your PC or laptop, you’ll discuss important topics and case study information with other participants, ask questions of the instructor to deepen your understanding and application of the subject, and offer feedback via polls and other collaborative exercises.

Virtual breakout rooms create opportunities for small group work, and the virtual classroom platform chat, resource downloads and whiteboard sharing to ensure you get all that you need from the experience. In some classes, pre- and post-course knowledge checks will help you assess your understanding and readiness to apply it to your work.



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As of December 31, 2021


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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The National Criminal Justice Training Center announced a great opportunity today for practitioners with subject matter expertise in the Internet of Things (IoT). Investigative and prosecutorial agencies can greatly benefit from increased awareness and understanding of IoT devices and their associated data insofar as this data can assist in a myriad of law enforcement investigations.NCJTC is seeking proposals for lectures, seminars and/or workshop presentations that provide investigative techniques, legal strategies, case studies and/or ethical strategies involving situations where IoT devices are or were involved; and encourages presentations which address how diverse technologies were leveraged to solve crimes.Read below for more details!Do you have expertise related to Internet of Things? We are seeking presenters and presentations for our 1st Annual Internet of Things(IoT) Investigative Conference, Jan 10-12 in Orlando!NCJTC is seeking proposals for lectures, seminars and/or workshop presentations that provide investigative techniques, legal strategies, case studies and/or ethical strategies involving situations where IoT devices are or were involved.Conference themes include:* Legal, Ethical, and Privacy* New Technology and Future Investigative Tools* Data and Evidence Collection* Partnerships and Community AwarenessTo submit your presentation, visit lnkd.in/gt_QRW5eLearn more about the conference at ncjtc.org/IoT#internetofthings #internetofthingsiot # #technology #iot #data #legal #privacy #partnerships #future ... See MoreSee Less
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