14 Facts About Amber Alert


An Amber Alert or a child abduction emergency alert is a message distributed by a child abduction alert system to ask the public for help in finding abducted children.

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Decision to declare an AMBER Alert is made by each police organization that investigates each of the abductions.

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Amber Alert Rene Hagerman was a nine-year-old girl abducted while riding her bike in Arlington, Texas.

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In 1998, the Child Amber Alert Foundation created the first fully automated Amber Alert Notification System to notify surrounding communities when a child was reported missing or abducted.

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We hope we never have to use it, but if a child is abducted Amber Alert is another tool police can use to find them and help them bring the child home safely.

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In 2018, Amber Alert Ready introduced alerts on supported mobile devices.

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AMBER Alert Europe is a foundation that strives to improve the protection of missing children by empowering children and raising awareness on the issue of missing children and its root causes.

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AMBER Alert Europe is a neutral platform for the exchange of knowledge, expertise, and best practices on the issue of missing children and its roots causes.

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Amber Alert was found safe and sound after being recognized by a person who saw his picture on an electronic billboard in a fast food restaurant.

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Amber Alert was recovered so quickly, that the transmission of the AMBER Alert was halted before all recipients received it.

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An AMBER Alert is issued when a child is missing or abducted and the Dutch police fear that the life or health of the child is in imminent danger.

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In 2018, Ecuador's Department of Security introduced its own AMBER Alert called EMILIA Alert, named after the abducted girl Emilia Benavides in December 2017.

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AMBER Alert is thus a socially constructed "solution" to the rare but intractable crime of child-abduction murder.

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Comic book entitled Amber Alert Hagerman Deserves Justice: A Night Owl Story was published by Wham Bang Comics in 2009.

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