The Mission of AMBER Alert in Indian Country
The mission of the AMBER Alert Training & Technical Assistance Program's AMBER in Indian Country (AIIC) Initiative is to assist Tribal communities in developing programs to safely recover missing, endangered, exploited or abducted children through the coordinated efforts of the Tribes and their local, state and federal partners by using training and technology to enhance response capacities, capabilities and increase public participation in protecting children.
The AMBER Alert in Indian Country website provides integrated, ‘one-stop’ access to training, technical assistance, and resources for tribal law enforcement, public safety professionals, and others in focused on child protection and emergency management.
To help tribal law enforcement and public safety employees create and maintain effective response to problems of missing, abducted, and endangered children, this website provides resources, training, technical assistance, news, and event information.
History of the AMBER Alert in Indian Country Initiative
The AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program (AATTAP) has a number of resources designed specifically for Indian Country. Programs are designed and delivered by practitioners who live and work in tribal communities – and understand the unique dynamics of protecting children in Indian Country. From community needs assessments that help tribal leaders identify needed resources, to training and technical assistance uniquely designed for the tribal community and child protection leaders to whom it is provided – we are prepared to assist tribal communities in developing comprehensive child protection programs.