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U.S. Department of Justice Recommended AMBER Alert Criteria

U.S. Department of Justice Recommended AMBER Alert Criteria

Lists the criteria necessary for issuing an AMBER Alert and stresses five important principles to remember when entering and processing data in the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) system. This pocket guide serves as an immediate reference to the most critical aspects of the AMBER Alert program, including timeliness, child and perpetrator descriptions, accuracy of information, and child abduction (CA) flagging within the NCIC database, so that the most comprehensive effort possible may be made in recovering a missing child.
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