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how long after a child goes missing do they send an amber alert??

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:35 PM on Jan. 7, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • AS SOON AS YOU CALL THE POLICE AND GIVE THEM THE INFO ON THE CHILD
    Trinity32188

    Answer by Trinity32188 at 11:38 PM on Jan. 7, 2009

  • As long as it takes the police to determine if
    The victim is under the age of 18
    Police have reasonable grounds to believe that the victim has been abducted
    Police have reasonable grounds to believe the victim is in imminent danger
    Police have obtained enough descriptive information about the victim, abductor and/or the vehicle involved
    Police believe that the alert can be issued in a time frame that will provide a reasonable expectation that the child can be returned or the abductor apprehended
    Allysmom11

    Answer by Allysmom11 at 11:38 PM on Jan. 7, 2009

  • They put one out 2 days ago here where I live 32 MINUTES after the last sighting of the child. The guy that had her turned himself in within something like 30 or 40 minutes of it being put out. Too bad they all didn't turn out that way.
    LifeGoesOn08

    Answer by LifeGoesOn08 at 1:03 AM on Jan. 8, 2009

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