Sunday, April 06, 2008

New Guidelines Created for How 9-1-1 Call Centers Handle Reports of Missing and Exploited Children

Time is critical when responding to reports of missing or sexually exploited children. How these reports are handled is important and can mean the difference between life and death for many children. Yet, there is no standardized process that is used by the nation’s 9-1-1 Call Centers when answering these types of calls. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) today (3/24/08) announced that a new standard has been created to address that problem which provides a step-by-step protocol of how call takers should handle calls of missing or sexually exploited children.Read the News Release

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