Code Adam


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An internationally recognised alert for a missing child, coined in 1994 and named after Adam Walsh, who went missing in 1981 when he was 6 years old and was later found murdered
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EMCOR Group, Inc has become corporate sponsor of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children's (NCMEC) Code Adam program, further expanding the Company's efforts in to help find missing children.
Code Adam is a step-by-step plan for focusing attention on finding a missing child quickly.
EMCOR is the longtime national sponsor of the Code Adam program and, as part of the Company's Connecticut "Call to Action", EMCOR will provide (via free DVD and/or from its corporate site) an on-line training program developed for its own employees to all organizations that desire this education.
Code Adam: Rolled out in 1994 at Wal-Mart and Sam's Club locations, Code Adam has become one of the nation's largest child safety programs.
The announcement could be something like: "Associates, we have a Code Adam.
Following the Code Adam safety program originally established by Wal-Mart in 1994, retailers are obliged to lock down their store if a lost child has not been located ten minutes after being reported missing.
Today, Code Adam is used in more than 45,000 locations nationwide.
In addition, the new BounceU child safety program has adopted a national safety program called Code Adam.
These retailers are participating in the Code Adam program offered by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and sponsored by ADT Security Services, Inc.
NYSE: EME), a Fortune 500(R) leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure and facilities services for a diverse range of businesses globally, has become corporate sponsor of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children's(R) (NCMEC) Code Adam program, further expanding the Company's efforts to help find missing children.
R) who created Code Adam, the in-store child security system now implemented in more than 45,000 retail stores nationwide, and the Missing Children's Network, Wal-Mart's massive, nationwide missing child search system.