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

  • Classroom/onsite training
  • 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

Investigative Strategies for Missing and Abducted Children (ISCAC) - April 19-20, 2022

• I appreciated the expertise knowledge of all the instructors. It was one of the better trainings I've attended - hands down.
 
• The information was well presented and informative.
 
• I really enjoyed the case studies, and the instructors teaching topics from their personal experience.

California Highway Patrol
Testimonial 2

Initial Response Strategies and Tactics When Responding to Missing Children Incidents
- April 12, 2022

• After many years of a multitude of trainings, this was probably one of the very best I've participated in. I want to thank you for your commitment to investigating and finding missing children. Thank you from the bottom of my heart!
 
• I had a great educational experience today. I truly enjoyed each speaker and the knowledge they had and shared. The breakout rooms were great because we were able to talk to different agencies and bounce ideas off of each other.

California Highway Patrol
Testimonial 3

Child Abduction Tabletop Exercise - March 15, 2022

• I liked the scenario and how it played out; how it challenged to be better at investigations and asking questions.
 
• I appreciated the interactive breakout groups and how we were able to get other points of view.

California Highway Patrol
Testimonial 4

Prosecutor’s Strategies for Child Sex Trafficking and Exploitation Cases - March 10, 2022

• I enjoyed the breakout sessions. It allowed individuals from different backgrounds to work together as a team, and to hear from other prosecutors and their ideas.
 
• I appreciated the quality of instructors and real‐life examples of how the concepts were applied to actual cases.

California Highway Patrol
Testimonial 5

Initial Response Strategies and Tactics When Responding to Missing Children Incidents
- March 8, 2022

• I really enjoyed breaking down these cases and talking about the response and the preconceptions that are often made.
 
• I really enjoyed all of the real cases that were presented within the whole training! I loved the interaction of how all of the cases played out in the end.
 
• Great insight for first responding officers and supervisors!

California Highway Patrol
Testimonial 6

AMBER Alert Activation Best Practices - March 3, 2022

• The wide array of information in this course was applicable to numerous different professionals.
 
• I appreciate how knowledgeable the presenters were, meaning, they each offered additional resources to support the information shared and confidently carried each session with clarity and ease.
 
• I liked the group activities and participation! Felt very encouraged by the course presenters and facilitators!

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.