the Police/Sheriff’s Office IMMEDIATELY! A report will be taken and very detailed
information will be needed. The
juvenile will be entered into a national data base (NCIC)
which assists Law Enforcement with locating the child.
the Officer with a recent photograph of your child. The photograph will be returned
after your child is located.
3. Spread the word among your friends and your
child’s friends that your teen is missing. Ask your teen’s friends if
they hear from your child to please encourage your child to contact
internet media passwords/login names used by your child are valuable to law
enforcement. Pay attention to
your child’s Facebook account, be nosey!
your child’s friends and make a list of their parents’ names,
Stay involved in your child’s day to day activities and
keep track of what they’re doing at all times. It’s easy to be friends with
our children but it’s difficult to be a parent! However, the only way to ensure our
children stay safe and to reduce the chance of them running away is to stay
involved in their lives and pay attention to them.