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FBI Launches Child ID Mobile App

August 15, 2011

FBI id Child logoThe Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has launched its first mobile application—the Child ID App. This free mobile app provides a convenient place to electronically store photos and vital information about one's children that can be easily provided to authorities if a child goes missing.

The app allows users to send information—including pictures or other physical identifiers such as height and weight—to authorities with a few clicks. It also provides tips on keeping children safe and guidance on what to do in the first few crucial hours after a child goes missing.

The Child ID App is currently available for use on iPhones and can be downloaded for free from the App Store on iTunes. The FBI is planning to expand the tool to other types of mobile devices in the near future.

Resources:

Learn more about the FBI's Child ID App at www.fbi.gov/news/stories/2011/august/child_080511.

The FBI's new Child ID App can be downloaded for free from the App Store on iTunes at itunes.apple.com/us/app/fbi-child-id/id446158585?ls=1&mt=8.

 

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