Gather information on how to engage and construct a collaborative response to at-risk missing and high-risk endangered missing children. Explore how a missing child’s path to becoming a victim of exploitation intersects with the child protection, law enforcement and juvenile justice systems and acts as a risk factor to abductions. Identify opportunities within those systems for prevention and engagement. Examine the complex, layered exploitation these victims endure and how exploiters capitalize on this victimization.
Enhance your agency’s AMBER Alert activations by utilizing new strategies. Examine training requirements and procedures for activating an AMBER Alert and hear an in-depth review of current best practices, trends, analytics, and successful AMBER Alert programs. Explore current abduction trends, laws related to mandatory notifications, statistics, and resources available during an activation.
In the initial response to endangered missing or child abduction incidents, accurate and timely situational assessments, and immediate resource deployment are critical. During this training, first responders will gain knowledge of the investigative activities that occur during an endangered missing or child abduction investigation, and how their actions influence the short- and long-term response of law enforcement. Learn the impact the missing and/or abducted child incident has on the family and how this can impact your response.Examine the critical and necessary first steps for first responders and gain best practices and strategies for search and canvass implementation.
Take steps toward implementing a successful law enforcement led Child Abduction Response Team (CART) by bringing together a team of experts whose knowledge, skills, and abilities will be beneficial in a child abduction case. Join us to learn how to develop a multidisciplinary Child Abduction Response Team (CART) for responding to endangered, missing, or abducted children. Hear about the impact a child abduction has on the family and learn the fundamentals of developing an effective responsive CART team. Examine incident command considerations, search and canvassing operations, CART activation, and resources to improve the response, investigation, search, and canvass activities associated with missing children investigations.
Understand, recognize, and investigate cases involving missing and abducted children. Determine scope and scale issues and how to manage a missing or abducted child case. Explore crime scene evidence collection and processing, profiling suspects and legal issues, including search warrants and interrogation related to a missing or abducted child.
Discover proven investigative strategies and acquire the requisite skills to investigate and manage unresolved homicides and long-term missing children and adult cases in Indian Country. Explore the roles and responsibilities of an unresolved case team when working these investigations. Gain insight into the dynamics of violent crime investigations, missing persons, homicides, and no-body homicide investigations. Understand how to identify services and resources in support of unresolved investigations. Best practices and lessons learned will be illustrated from a case study derived from a collection of real-world examples. This course is consistent with Best Practice recommendations published by the U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice.
Endangered missing and child abduction cases are one of the most difficult and dynamic investigations facing law enforcement and the community. Unfortunately, these cases can go unsolved, prolonging the pain for the family and increasing the difficulty faced by investigators. Keeping the case alive, working with the family and never losing hope are key. Join us to improve investigative techniques and efforts on long-term missing and cold case missing children investigations. Learn the dynamics of conducting these type of cases through examination of case studies and interactive discussions. Uncover specific investigative techniques, including DNA technology, and best practices to improve the skills and capacities of law enforcement personnel assigned to long-term missing cases.
Learn the investigative value of DNA, digital and social media as an investigative resource for potential evidence for endangered, missing, abducted, and exploitation investigations. Gain critical knowledge of techniques to fully corroborate the investigation through interactive exercises. Learn strategies to evaluate and investigate cold cases involving missing and abducted children. Additional topics discussed include cell phone and cell tower technologies as they relate to these complex investigations.
Join us for this important training to gain the critical skills needed to plan, conduct, and manage effective search and canvassing operations to recover missing and abducted children. Learn specific techniques and tactics, how to leverage information from technology and mobile devices, and relevant legal considerations, to aid in successful search and canvass operations. Apply techniques and strategies learned through scenario-based exercises.
The CART Commander plays a critical role in organization and installation of a successful Child Abduction Response Team (CART). As a prospective Child Abduction Response Team (CART) leader, you will learn about the command and supervisory duties related to the development, sustainment, and deployment of the CART. You will gather best practices from other commanders and discuss lessons learned in the development of their team's multidisciplinary approach for responding to a missing or abducted child incident. Acquire new tools to help you organize training and prepare for the planning process of CART certification.