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OJJDP's AMBER Alert Field Guide for Law Enforcement Officers Now Available

June 10, 2019

Amber Alert Field Guide for Law Enforcement Officers

OJJDP has released the "AMBER Alert Field Guide for Law Enforcement Officers." Designed to help law enforcement officers improve their response to cases of missing or abducted children, the guide provides best practices from subject matter experts in AMBER Alert programs nationwide. Topics include establishing leads and leads management, search and recovery operations, screening and training volunteers, interacting with abduction victims' families, managing media, and more.


  • Learn more about the AMBER Alert program.
  • Access OJJDP's Missing and Exploited Children webpage for resources.

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