Amber Alert

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An anti-abduction system that broadcasts details of missing persons (victims of kidnappings) and their suspected abductors on highway signs, radio and TV within hours of a kidnapping
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Since the original AMBER Plan was established, 52 modified versions have been adopted at local, regional, and statewide levels.
The Amber Plan is named after 9-year-old Amber Hagerman of Arlington, Texas, who was abducted in 1996 and was later found murdered.
The DC Amber Plan is set in motion by one of the cooperating COG police agencies when a child abduction is reported and:
At least 57 communities across the country have implemented an Amber Plan, according to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Components of the AMBER plan were used to bring those kids to safety,'' Runner said.
California's largest telecommunications provider is answering the call of the Amber Plan with its own high-tech call to action for employees statewide.
Moreover, with each AMBER Ready II enrollment, the AMBER Alert Safety Foundation will make a donation to the NCMEC for each subscriber's State AMBER Plan and a donation to the CTIA to support the Wireless AMBER Alert Program.
WHAT: The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department will join SBC to announce a technology-enabled initiative to bolster the effectiveness of California's Amber Plan, which enlists radio stations, television stations and digital roadside signs to immediately broadcast alerts after a confirmed case of child abduction.
In addition to participating in AMBER Plan, the Qwest Foundation has granted more than $100,000 to fund the LOCATER(R) program and Project ALERT programs in the communities Qwest serves.
Runner's proposal is modeled after a system called the Amber Plan that was developed in Texas in 1996 and later copied in states such as Oklahoma and Florida.
CAF implements the AMBER Alert or AMBER Plan (America's Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response), which is a national child abduction alert to notify citizens of abductions that law enforcement believes could result in serious bodily harm or death.
The Texas system is named the Amber Plan, after a 9-year-old Arlington, Texas, girl who was abducted from her home and slain.