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, initial supervisory, and investigative response. Gain best practices strategies for search and canvass implementation.
**Initial Response Strategies and Tactics When Responding to Missing Children Incidents is an eight hour course that can be delivered onsite or as a real-time virtual class.** **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 impact the missing and abducted child investigation has on the family and your initial response • Execute an effective initial patrol, supervisory and investigative response • Deploy current, effective search, and canvass techniques
* Law enforcement call takers, 911 operators, dispatchers * Law enforcement first responders, patrol officers, patrol supervisors, investigative personnel, investigative supervisors