Training & Resources

Live, Instructor-Led Training (Virtual)

  • Real-time interactive training
  • Participate during scheduled dates/times
  • Collaborate with instructors and participants via webcam and mic
  • Certificate of Completion (full attendance required)
Online training

‘On Demand’

  • Available anytime 24/7
  • Work at your own pace
  • Narrated instruction, scenarios, video, and downloadable resources
  • Certificates of Completion (released once all activity is completed)
Onsite training


  • Classroom/onsite training
  • Scheduled trainings open for registration
  • Request training courses be brought to your area
Stack of training books


  • Resources from AATTAP and its partners for:
  • Criminal Justice Professionals
  • Family and Community
  • Child Protection and Advocacy Professionals
IRST May 2023

Initial Response Strategies and Tactics When Responding to Missing Children Incidents |
May 2023 | Elkton, MD

"The presenters were very clear, but also down to earth and relatable."
"Such phenomenal experience and knowledge was shared."
"Was a great, eye-opening training."
"Keep up the phenomenal work with bringing such passion to the training."

Female police officer in patrol vehicle at night, looking at mobile computer

National AMBER Alert and AMBER Alert in Indian Country Symposium | April 19-20, 2023, Tucson, AZ

"The symposium provided an opportunity to network across the nation in this specialized realm of law enforcement that has proven time and time again to be paramount in the success of a case."
"I enjoyed the professional presenters and the opportunity to meet others in my state working on the anti-trafficking side of AMBER Alert in Indian Country issues. It's critical that we work together and the first step in being able to do so well is to know who else is working in this."

CATE-IC 4-27-23

Indian Country Child Abduction Tabletop Exercise | April 27, 2023, Cherokee, NC

"Get this training to every agency in the USA; it should be mandated training for all types of alerts."
"I think we already have a strong response and plan in order, but knowing more information about AMBER Alert from this training exercise has strengthened our understanding and response."

Northwest Florida CART Certification exercise held in February 2018.
TELMAC 3-16-23

Telecommunications Best Practices for Missing and Abducted Children (TELMAC) | March 16, 2023

"Very informative. Each individual brought the best in themselves and the content was very interesting."
"I appreciated that the course was taught by an active dispatch/telecommunications professional. I feel they best understand the important how to's of NCIC and call intake. Thank you for helping dispatchers to learn in this important area."

K-9 Officer with dog, searching along river bank
CST-Pros 3-14-23

Child Sex Trafficking Investigations: Strategies to Increase Prosecutions of Traffickers of Missing Children | March 14-15, 2023

"This is one of the better trainings I have attended. While it was geared toward investigators, it had great information and resources for interviewers, analysts and attorneys also. Very effective use of time."
"This training was so informative in understanding the entire case. I really appreciated learning how to better handle these cases."

CART training in Puerto Rico photo collage


WHAT OUR TRAINING OFFERS: Learning and development to improve the response of local, regional, state, and tribal law enforcement and other child protection professionals when children are missing, abducted and sexually exploited or trafficked.

OUR GOAL: To help you increase collaboration, improve skills, and develop effective policies and best practices to protect and safely recover endangered, missing, abducted and exploited children.

HOW TRAINING IS DELIVERED: AMBER Alert onsite/classroom training courses can be hosted by local, regional, state and tribal law enforcement training academies, agencies, or organizations.AMBER Alert on demand/online training is available 24/7 for self-paced work from any internet-enabled device.  We encourage you to collaborate with your law enforcement, public safety and non-profit partners to identify your training needs and bring training to your community. 

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE: We can work with you to identify and assess problems, evaluate and address them, and develop or deliver training and/or resources to resolve them. Technical assistance can cover anything from review and improvement of policy and procedures, development of policy and related operational resources, and other customized approaches to improving your agency, team or jurisdiction's readiness and capacity to respond to cases of endangered, missing, abducted and exploited children.