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

ONSITE TRAINING

  • Temporarily suspended due to Covid-19 restrictions
  • Watch this site for updates
  • Scheduled trainings open for registration
  • Request training courses be brought to your area
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COMMUNITY RESOURCE DOWNLOADS

  • Resources from AATTAP and its partners for:
  • Criminal Justice Professionals
  • Family and Community
  • Child Protection and Advocacy Professionals
Testimonial 1

"This is the first training I have done live and it was very good to have the chatrooms and having one of the instructors in the chat with you."

"I give it a 10 out of 10."
 
Response to At‐Risk Missing and High Risk Endangered Missing Children May 27, 2021

California Highway Patrol
Testimonial 2

"Even though it was virtual training, the instructors made it engaging and interactive. Very thorough course."

"I loved the networking with others across the country. Breakout sessions were great!"
 

AMBER Alert Activation Best Practices
May 25, 2021

California Highway Patrol
Testimonial 3

"The tabletop was very informative. I was very happy with the tabletop exercise and how it developed several times after the groups were able to talk about the information as it was provided. It was a well thought out scenario."
 
Child Abduction Tabletop Exercise May 19, 2021

California Highway Patrol
Testimonial 4

"Best case study review I have been a part of in a long time. Excellent job keeping everyone engaged."

"The instructors were engaging and informative. Presenting the information using former incidents provided real world impacts as to how the information can be utilized."

Initial Response Strategies and Tactics When Responding to Missing Children Incidents May 17, 2021

California Highway Patrol
Testimonial 5

"The group breakout sessions were very helpful in offering insight into other resources."

"Very informative. First time attending CART meeting/exercise. Can't wait for the next one!"

Child Abduction Tabletop Exercise May 10, 2021

California Highway Patrol
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ABOUT AMBER ALERT TRAINING AND RESOURCES

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.