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May 5th Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day Highlights the Urgent Need for Impactful Responses, Data, and Education

The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day events of May 5 will come in many forms — documentary premieres, educational symposiums, marches, and more — but all will share a singular goal: To spotlight the disproportionately high number of missing or murdered Indigenous women and girls while promoting resolution, collaboration, accountability, and prevention. “The […]

Be Aware: False Solicitations for AMBER Alert

The AATTAP has received several inquiries concerning Charles Williams, who claims to be the “Founder of AMBER Alert” and who is soliciting donations on behalf of the AMBER Alert Program. We want to ensure that our partners are aware that Charles Williams is not associated with the AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program or […]

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2018 Family Roundtable Event

On June 21-22, 2018, the AMBER Alert Training & Technical Assistance Program (AATTAP) and National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) hosted the 2018 Family roundtable on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Plano, Texas.  This year’s panel was made up of 13 family members of missing and abducted children from across the country.  […]

NCMEC Uses Color for Facial Reconstruction

The NCMEC Forensic Imaging Unit has assisted in the reconstruction of hundreds of faces, but a unique partnership with Parabon NanoLabs has launched reconstructions into a new era. Read how phenotypes were developed on a John Doe that was found over 30 years ago that provided Forensic Artists the ability to apply color to a […]