Test your community’s response in conducting an initial investigation, search and canvass activities for a missing or abducted child scenario occurring on tribal lands. Employ strategies and responses in mitigating and resolving the emergency. Participate in a multi-disciplinary, multi-jurisdictional tabletop exercise, to build cohesiveness with tribal, state, local and federal partners when responding to an emergency.
Join tribal leaders, public safety, emergency management personnel, and AMBER Alert partners to learn the dynamics of missing and exploited children in Indian Country. Examine the AMBER Alert program, efforts to identify and prevent child exploitation, and best practices for planning and executing the initial response when a child goes missing. Explore resources and tools currently available to assist law enforcement officers in missing child investigations. Discuss strategies that will improve the community’s response to missing and exploited children.
Learn how to effectively perform missing child investigations occurring on tribal lands. Examine the AMBER Alert program, best practices for planning and executing the initial response when a child goes missing, effective investigative case management strategies, timely introduction of resources in missing child investigations, best practices in search and canvass operations, and how to incorporate culturally appropriate victim support services into your investigation. Explore resources and tools currently available to assist law enforcement officers in missing child investigations.
Learn current trends and collaborate with participants representing child protection and public safety officials from border communities and state, federal, and tribal public safety in Mexico and the USA. Address issues in your community related to cross border abductions, child exploitation, and human trafficking.