Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this training, the student will be able to:

  • List types of missing children.

  • Discuss federal laws related to missing children.

  • Explain information to obtain when processing a missing child call.

  • Determine the NCIC categories for missing children.

  • List the proper codes to use on an NCIC entry for a missing child.

  • Determine the requirements of an AMBER Alert.

Course Content

    1. Course Information

    2. TCOLE Credit

    3. Learning Objectives

    4. Missing Children Worksheet

    1. Introduction.pdf

    2. Video Transcript: 48 Hours Follows Teen's Escape from Sex Trafficking

    3. 48 Hours Follows Teen's Escape from Sex Trafficking

    4. Knowledge Checkpoint

    1. Types of Missing Children.pdf

    2. Video Transcript: Adopted Boys Missing While Parents Collect $175,000 from County News First 5

    3. Adopted Boys Missing While Parents Collect $175,000 from County

    4. Video Transcript: Unanswered Questions Linger after Body Found in Case of Missing Boy with Autism

    5. Unanswered Questions Linger after Body Found in Case of Missing Boy with Autism

    6. Knowledge Checkpoint

    1. Federal Laws.pdf

    2. Video Transcript: John Walsh Explains How His Son's Kidnapping and Murder Led to His Life's Mission

    3. John Walsh Explains How His Son's Kidnapping & Murder Led to His Life's Mission

    4. Knowledge Checkpoint

    1. Processing Calls.pdf

    2. Video Transcript: Hear the Emotional 911 Call After Toddler Found in Field After 2-Day Search

    3. Hear the Emotional 911 Call After Toddler Found in Field After 2-Day Search

    4. Video Transcript: Little girl called 911 to report her kidnapping

    5. Little girl called 911 to report her kidnapping

    6. Knowledge Checkpoint

    1. Entries.pdf

    2. Video Transcript: Man Finds Himself on Missing Kids Website

    3. Man finds himself on missing kids website

    4. Resource: NCIC Missing Person Guide

    5. Knowledge Checkpoint

About this course

  • Free
  • 39 lessons
  • 0.5 hours of video content