AMBER Advocate – Summer 2018

SUMMER 2018

In This Issue:

The latest issue of The AMBER Advocate features the 2018 National AMBER Alert Symposium, 2018 National Missing Children's Day events and how a Washington state AMBER Alert brought a child home safely.

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The 2018 National AMBER Alert Symposium, held in Orlando, Florida, May 15-17, 2018, was attended by more than 100 partners including AMBER Alert Coordinators, Missing Persons Clearinghouse Managers, Child Abduction Response Team (CART) Coordinators and other child protection officials.

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Missing Children’s Day is recognized annually in Washington D.C., as well as states across the nation and countries around the globe. The U.S. Department of Justice held its 2018 awards ceremony on May 23, 2018, in the Great Hall, with event coordination by the Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

Artwork dedicated to Native American victim at the 2018 National Missing Children’s Day ceremony & President Trump signs bill to improve AMBER Alerts on tribal lands.

Washington AMBER Alert Coordinator Carri Gordon was in the middle of a Child Abduction Response Team (CART) training when she received an email requesting an AMBER Alert for a case involving a five-year-old boy and custodial interference. The email was sent by the Lake Forest Police Department at 12:03 p.m. on March 28, 2018.

Child protection news clips from around the country.

News clips and information on child protection from around the world.