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The AMBER Advocate, Volume 3, Issue 1, April 2009

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Amber Advocate Volume: 3 Issue: 1 Dated: April 2009 Pages: 1-8
Date Published
April 2009
8 pages
This AMBER Advocate newsletter, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), includes articles on AMBER Alert day and the AMBER International and Family Roundtable Report.
This AMBER Advocate newsletter includes: national AMBER Alert Day highlights; an announcement for a Crimes against Children Conference scheduled for August 17-20, 2009 in Dallas, TX; highlights from the Family Roundtable held in Washington, DC, a kind of reunion for families of child abduction victims all over the Nation; a success story profile of Rachel Mathieu, analyst; AMBER Alert statistics; an article about the Netherlands’ first AMBER Alert; a reward story of a rig trucker who helped recover a young girl; an announcement on the U.S. Department of Justice’s ( DOJ’s) new public service announcements regarding dangers that children face online; Kentucky’s new Golden Alerts for cases that don’t meet the AMBER Alert criteria; a DOJ pilot program to help 13 Tribal Nations’ AMBER Alert initiatives; an announcement for new sources of legal help for parents of abducted children in Texas; an article regarding training for Mexican law enforcement to protect abducted children; an international child abduction training exercise for British and French law enforcement agencies; a story about the recovery of a baby by French police; and an announcement for the National AMBER Alert 2009 Conference scheduled for October 27-29, 2009 in Tampa, FL.

Date Published: April 1, 2009