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

"I enjoyed the breakout sessions and group activities. It gave me the opportunity to find out what other jurisdictions do."
 
AMBER Alert Activation Best Practices
June 24, 2021

California Highway Patrol
Testimonial 3

"I liked how informative and interactive this course was and I loved the ending with the real‐life testimony of a victim and her mother. This course was designed very well and was extremely informative!"
 
Response to At‐Risk Missing and High Risk Endangered Missing Children June 22, 2021

California Highway Patrol
Testimonial 2

"I learned such a variety of methods and thought processes from the instructors and also through the interaction with my peers."
 
"I think just knowing the real statistics on child abductions and exploitation is an eye‐opener and reminder that we must be ready to handle these types of calls in a professional and fast paced thinking way."
 

Telecommunications Best Practices for Missing & Abducted
Children June 17, 2021

California Highway Patrol
Testimonial 4

"Very helpful information presented in an organized and clear way!! All of the presenters were great! One of the best trainings I have been to in 20 years. Thank you all!"
 

Initial Response Strategies and Tactics When Responding to
Missing Children Incidents June 14, 2021

California Highway Patrol
Testimonial 5

"The format of the training was excellent! Really liked that ability to have breakout sessions and how smoothly the transition back and forth from the break out rooms occurred. The instructors were excellent and knowledgeable on the topics and kept the attention of the audience. Great training!"

 
Child Abduction Tabletop Exercise June 10, 2021

California Highway Patrol
Testimonial 3

"[This training] gave me a broader understanding to approach this training to the community and a clearer understanding of how much it will involve government/community support. It was very educational regarding to search and canvassing, let alone rescue, recovery, and reuniting families."
 
Child Abduction Response Team Training  
June 7-9, 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.