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.
**This training can be delivered in two different delivery methods: in person or virtual classroom. When you request this training, please specify on the request form.** During this training, you will learn best practices for responding to a missing or abducted child report with the goal of enhancing the probability of a quick recovery and laying the groundwork to support an extended investigation. You will also learn strategies, procedures and nationally recognized best practices in executing the initial response to a report of a missing or abducted child, investigative case management, performing an area search, roadblock canvass and neighborhood investigation, expanding a missing child investigation, and providing culturally appropriate victim support services. **For information concerning continuing education units, please view our [policies](ncjtc.fvtc.edu/policies#continuingeducation) page.**
Upon completion of this training, you will be able to: * Understand the AMBER Alert program and how it can be used to support your investigation * Effectively plan and respond to a missing or abducted child in a tribal community * Demonstrate the requisite skills to investigate and manage a complex missing or abducted child investigation * Identify and introduce victim support services and resources in support of your investigation
This training is designed for: * Tribal, state, local, and federal law enforcement officers serving tribal communities * Investigators * Prosecutors * Court personnel * Crime scene personnel * First responders * Supervisors * Victim support services professionals