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Second Comprehensive Study of Missing Children (NCJ 179085) April 2000
6 page(s)
Hanson, L.
Describes the Second National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children (NISMART 2), currently underway, which will measure the incidence of each of eight categories of missing children. The current study will update the findings of NISMART 1, published in 1990. The Bulletin outlines the history and components of both NISMART studies, defines eight categories of missing children, includes a sidebar that describes the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, presents photographs and case details for five missing children, and lists seven planned reports that will be based on NISMART 2 data.