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National Estimates of Children Missing Involuntarily or for Benign Reasons
(NCJ 206180) July 2005
OJJDP NISMART Series, Bulletin, 12 page(s)
Andrea J. Sedlak, David Finkelhor, and Heather Hammer
 
This bulletin presents data on the numbers and characteristics of two groups of children not often mentioned in the literature on missing children: those involuntarily missing because they were lost, injured, or stranded and those missing for benign reasons.
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