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Nomination Deadline Extended for National Missing Children's Day Awards

January 20, 2016

OJJDP has extended the nomination deadline for the 2016 National Missing Children's Day awards to January 25, 2016. Each year, the U.S. Department of Justice, through OJJDP, recognizes individuals, organizations, and agencies that have made a difference in recovering abducted children and protecting children from exploitation. The Department recognizes awardees at the annual National Missing Children's Day ceremony in Washington, DC, each May.

Access the nomination forms for the 2016 National Missing Children's Day awards online:


Visit the Missing Children's Day website and the Awards webpage for nomination guidelines, eligibility requirements, and judging criteria.

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