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Bringing Abducted Children Home
(BC 000712) April 2005
1 page(s)
 
Explains the origin of the AMBER Alert program, as well as the procedures followed in the event that an Alert is issued, and the goals the program strives to accomplish. The partnership between the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and law enforcement and transportation agencies assists in locating abducted children and apprehending their perpetrators by utilizing radio and television programs, as well as electronic highway billboards, to instantly galvanize the public in the search for the missing child. Resources are listed for obtaining further information and suggestions are given for further protecting children in the community.

The PDF file was created in portrait orientation for you to print out on your own computer printer. It can be printed in color or black and white, one-sided or two-sided. It contains the same information as the printed brochure. On page 2, there is a section where you can fill in your local contact information if desired.
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