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AATTAP Annual Fact Sheet

AMBER Alert Best Practices for Public Information Officers...

AMBER Alert Best Practices Guide

AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Opportunities

APCO ANS 1.101: Standard for Public Safety...

Field Guide for Law Enforcement Officers

When Your Child Is Missing: A Family Survival Guide

2017 Youth Experiences Survey

2018 Youth Experiences Survey

2019 Youth Experiences Survey

2020 Youth Experiences Survey

A Law Enforcement Guide on International Parental Kidnapping

Additional Victim and Family Support Services from NCMEC

AMBER Alert in Indian Country Technology Toolkit

AMBER Alert Reports, National Center for Missing &...

AMBER Alert: Sample Process Map

Application for CART Certification (First/Initial)

Application for CART Re-certification (for the annual...

Brazos Valley CART Protocols

CART Certification Manual and Agency Guide

CART Certification Sample After Action Report

CART Certification Standard Compliance Form

CART Program Implementation Guide

Case Management for Missing Children Homicide Investigation...

Checklist for Public Safety Telecommunicators When...

Child Sex Trafficking – Las Vegas Study Infographic

Child Victims of Stereotypical Kidnappings Known to Law...

Comprehensive Child Recovery Strategy Components

Delaware County Child Abduction Response Team...

EAS Contact Information by State

Effective Use of NCIC: the National Crime Information...

FBI Child Abduction Response Plan (CARP) and First...

FCC Information on Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA)

Fusion Center Locations and Contact Information

General AMBER Alert Data Spreadsheet Template

Going To and From School More Safely

Investigative Officer Response Checklist


Lake Superior CART Protocols

Law Enforcement Policy and Procedures for Reports of...

Missing Children, State Care and Child Sex Trafficking:...

National Guidelines for Sex Offender Registration and...

NCMEC Publications for Law Enforcement & Community

No Fee Online Course through the National Judicial College

Non-fatal Strangulation Experiences Among Victims of Sex...

Outcome Contributors Ecosystem During a Child Abduction...

Patrol First Response Checklist

President’s Interagency Task Force: Report on U.S....

Protecting At-Risk Tribal Youth

Protecting Tribal Youth from Abduction

Quality Assurance Form – Certification Process Survey

Quality Assurance Form – Co-Assessor Survey

Quality Assurance Form – Lead Assessor Survey

Rapid Emergency Child Alert System Framework: AMBER Alert...

Report on Alerting Tactics – Science and Technology...

Residential Child Abduction Cases

Rules of Professional Conduct for Alerts and Updates to the...

Safety Plan for CART Certification Field Exercise

Sample Business Canvass Form

Sample Lead Tracking Form

Sample Missing Child Data Form

Sample Neighborhood Canvass Form

Sample New CART Member Questionnaire

SAMPLE Operations and Safety Plan: Allegheny County,...

Sample Roadblock Canvass Form

Sample Sex Offender Canvass Form

Sample Subject Data Form

Sample Volunteer Application

Sex Offender Management Assessment and Planning Initiative

Sex Trafficking at the U.S. Borders: Victim Characteristics

State of Louisiana Child Sex Trafficking Project Report

State Transportation Department Contacts

Supervisory Officer Response Checklist

The 2003 PROTECT Act

Trick Roll Study: Forced Criminality in Sex Trafficking...

Twitter and Facebook: for Developers

Virtual Command Center Tool – from the FBI’s...

What About Me? Coping with the Abduction of a Brother or...

Winnebago Countywide CART Protocols

Wisconsin DOJ-DCI CART Protocols