AMBER Advocate – Issue 2 2022

ISSUE 2 2022

In This Issue:

The AMBER Advocate celebrates the 50th issue of the newsletter! For more than 15 years, the AMBER Advocate Training and Technical Assistance Program has been honored to share stories from AMBER Alert programs across the nation and internationally! Issue 50 features an in-depth interview with Program Administrator Janell Rasmussen, as she reflects on her first full year in the position, and her vision going forward based on her time with AATTAP and her decades of work with AMBER Alert and child protection. We also bring you a recap of the 2022 National AMBER Alert Virtual Symposium, and an amazing multi-state success story based on the unified efforts and swift responses of Tennessee, Arizona and California. Through our ‘briefs’ section, read about AMBER Alert and other endangered missing persons work underway across the U.S. and internationally.

Janell Rasmussen reflects on her first year as AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program Administrator

A Virtual Success: The 2022 AMBER Alert and AMBER Alert in Indian Country Virtual Symposium Focuses on Innovative Ways to Find Missing and Abducted Children

Citizen makes fateful call after multiple state AMBER Alert partners work together to recover missing Tennessee children

Oklahoma AMBER Alert Coordinator uses his long career in law enforcement to save abducted children

Child protection news clips from around the country.

News clips and information on child protection efforts from Indian Country.

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