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 2024

Initial Response Strategies and Tactics When Responding to Missing Children Incidents |
May 16, 2024 | Elkton, MD

"Great training! Really enjoyed the case studies and all the information provided."
"The Family Perspective presentation gave me important perspectives on what we can do better when dealing with families of victims."
"I enjoyed the roundtable discussions for investigative techniques and resources related to missing persons and child abduction cases."

Female police officer in patrol vehicle at night, looking at mobile computer
CART, FL, 5/3-5/24

Child Abduction Response Team (CART) Training | May 3-5, 2024 | Panama City, FL

"Some of the best presenters I have seen. Kept us engaged and were incredibly knowledgeable."
"The instructors were clearly experts in their fields. They made difficult topics easy to take in. They were entertaining and engaging. One of the best trainings I've had the pleasure to attend."

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CART, WI, May 2024

Child Abduction Response Team (CART) Training | May 19-21, 2024 | Fish Creek, WI

"The scale of the problems which need to be addressed and resolved is huge. This class opened my mind beyond my imagination. Thank you for all your time and effort."
"The training was very beneficial in understanding what a CART team member may encounter and expectations of working in that capacity."
"It was great to see how many moving parts are needed to effectively conduct a child abduction or missing child investigation."

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UMPCIC March 2024


"The instructors presented professionally and worked well together."
"The course provided very good experiential stories and really useful, practical information."
"I liked how the instructors engaged the attendees and encouraged them to meet and talk with each other to exchange resources."

K-9 Officer with dog, searching along river bank


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.