Child Abduction and Missing Kids
Finding a Lost Child
Review what you should do when you first discover that your child is lost or missing, including checking high danger areas, such as a pool, backyard pond, and car trunks.
Stranger Danger Quiz
Most parents warn their kids to 'not talk to strangers'. Unfortunately, that may not be enough, as many children have a hard time identifying who a stranger really is. Take our Stranger Danger Quiz to see if your child knows who the strangers are.
Safety Tips To Avoid Abduction Dangers
Not a week goes by when there is not a news report or alert concerning an abducted or missing child. What can parents do to help ensure their child is safe?
AAP Policy Statement
The Pediatrician's Role in the Prevention of Missing Children policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Amber Alert Now!
Links to petitions to get the Amber Alert system set up in your state so that we can have a nationwide system.
The Amber Plan
Information about the Amber Plan, a voluntary partnership between law-enforcement agencies and broadcasters to activate an urgent bulletin in the most serious child-abduction cases, and how to start an Amber Plan in your area.
AMBER Plans Nationwide
A listing of local, regional and statewide Amber Plans.
Child Alert Foundation
Software to assist federal and local law enforcement agencies notify the public of a child abduction.
Do You Know How to Be Street Smart?
Teach your children to be street smart.
Missing Child Family Survival Guide
A checklist of what you should do if your child is missing, plus information on the search for your child, law enforcement, the media, distributing photos and fliers, and the use of rewards and donations to help find your child.
How To Protect Your Child
Tips for parents to help their children stay safe.
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
The nation's resource center for child protection, with education and resources to prevent your child from becoming missing, success stories and child photos so you can search for missing kids, whether they have runaway or have been abducted.
The Polly Klaas Foundation
A non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public on the prevention of child abduction, aiding in the search for missing children, and acting as a means to bring the issue of missing children to the forefront.
Stranger Awareness is important to protect your children from being abducted. Do your kids know what a stranger is? Do they know what to do if approached by a stranger?