FOUND!!! Shawn Hornbeck and Ben Ownby, St. Louis, MO!
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Holloway vanished on May 30, 2005 during a five-day trip to the Dutch Caribbean island with 124 classmates and seven chaperones celebrating their graduation from Mountain Brook, Ala., High School, near Birmingham. Police found her U.S. passport and packed bags in her hotel room after she failed to show up for her return flight that day.
Where is Tara Grinstead? - Tara disappeared from her home in Ocilla, GA and has not been heard from since Saturday, October 22. On October 24, 2005 at 8:50am a report was made to the Ocilla Police Department by neighbors and coworkers who were concerned about her well being.
Amanda Jones - Amanda Jones, 26, of Pevely, was last seen at the horse-show grounds of the Hillsboro Civic Center on Highway 21 in central Jefferson County about 5 p.m. Sunday. Police found Jones’ unlocked car at the civic center but said it offered no clues as to her whereabouts.
Missing Persons is one of our foremost priorities. Please call: The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) Internet site describes the role of NCMEC and provides facts and figures on recent activities, information on child safety online, other safety programs, and publications. This site contains a searchable data base of missing children and brochures on child safety issues. NCMEC can also be reached at 800-843-5678 or 800-THE-LOST ( click here for a list of 800 numbers). Contact FBI's Kidnapping and Missing Persons List in the case of a missing adult. It is the most comprehensive up-to-date listing of missing persons available. You also may email Us, and we will attempt to assist in any way possible, and will be manning emails constantly to assist in getting the information out there as quickly as possible. As we all know, in an abduction, time is of the utmost importance.
***How to Locate a Missing Person***
Four Important Child Safety Tips
- Children should be on the lookout for situations or actions that make them feel uncomfortable, rather than certain kinds of people. ("Stay away from strangers" is a popular warning used to prevent child abduction and exploitation, however, many children are harmed by "acquaintances.")
- If someone tries to take you somewhere, quickly get away from them and yell "Someone is trying to take me away!" Say "No", then go and tell.
- If someone follows you on foot or in a car, run to a "safe place." A safe place is where there are other people around ... the home of a neighbor or friend or a store; not a wooded area or unoccupied building.
- Parents should always carry pictures of their children (taken within the last 6 months) and should take time every day to make a mental note regarding the clothing being worn by their children.
If My Child is Missing
Act immediately if you believe that your child is missing
- If your child is missing from home, search the house checking closets, piles of laundry, in and under beds, inside old refrigerators—wherever a child may crawl or hide.
- If you still cannot find your child, immediately call your local law-enforcement agency.
- If your child disappears in a store, notify the store manager or security office. Then immediately call your local law-enforcement agency. Many stores have a Code Adam plan of action—if a child is missing in the store, employees immediately mobilize to look for the missing child.
- When you call law enforcement, provide your child's name, date of birth, height, weight, and any other unique identifiers such as eyeglasses and braces. Tell them when you noticed that your child was missing and what clothing he or she was wearing.
- Request that your child's name and identifying information be immediately entered into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) Missing Person File.
- After you have reported your child missing to law enforcement, call the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children on our toll-free telephone number, 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) . If your computer is equipped with a microphone and speakers you may talk to one of our Hotline operators via the Internet
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|Robert Edward Mayotte||Karla Rodriguez|
|Shawn Damian Hornbeck||Alexis S. Patterson|
|Audrey May Herron||Michelle Lee Rust|
|Curtis McCoy||Steven Earl Kraft, Jr.|
|Bianca Lebron||Rachel Louise Cooke|
|Jahi Turner||Mickey Wright|
|Gloria White Moore McDonald||Diamond Yvette Bradley|
|Bethany Leanne Markowski||Joshua Bryant|
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|Tionda Z. Bradley||Joseph W. Morse|
|Lillian R. Martin||Victim - Rolando Salas Jusino
|Lisa Maria Szasz||Amy Bradley|
|Ashley Renae Freeman||Shaina Ashley Kirkpatrick|
|Cherryl Lamont Pearson||Sofia Lucerno Juarez|
|Lauria Jaylene Bible||Mariana Cisneros|
|Asha Jaquilla Degree||Kaelin Rose Glazier|
|Jaycee Lee Dugard|
Arkansas Crime Information Center The ACIC offers a Missing Person web posting service available to Law Enforcement Agencies throughout the state. Please visit the ACIC website for information on other missing persons from Arkansas.
|America's Most Wanted
- An excellent resource for information on missing persons.
- Federal Bureau of Investigations: Missing persons and kidnapping investigations home page.
|Child Indentification Program
- Helping to protect our most precious Gift, our Children
|The CyberSeekers Society
- Dedicated to hope. Dedicated to families.
- Missing person and crime news.
|The Fallen Wall
- In memory of the Lost Loved Ones of Unsolved Homicides and Missing Persons.
- Families Of Missing Loved Ones. A great resource full of useful information and references.
|Garden of Missing Children Society
- Provides a free service dedicated to finding missing children.
|Gone Missing UK
- A new missing persons web site in the uk
|Guarding Angel of America
- Message board dedicated to the search for missing persons.
|Homeless and Missing Persons Project
- A wonderful site with a focus on adults.
|Laura Recovery Center
- To foster the Triangle of Trust among Law Enforcement, Community, and a missing child's Family and thereby inspire citizens to prepare for and be able to respond immediately in addressing the needs of a missing child.
|MAI Margie's Angels Investigations
- When you really need to know.
|Missing Persons Throughout The World
- A free service displaying missing persons profiles.
- The Missing Persons' Cold Case Network.
|My Vigil For Hope
- This web page is dedicated to the search for Suzy and Hope.
|National Missing Children Center
- A free service for both children and adults.
|National Missing Persons Helpline
- We are a UK charity dedicated to helping missing people and supporting their families while they wait for news.
|The Nations Missing Children Organization
- The Nations Missing Children Organization and Center for Missing Adults
|New York State Criminal Justice Services
- The NYS Missing and Exploited Children home page.
|New York Missing Persons
- This site is dedicated to the missing people of New York & the unidentified remains of New York.
|New York State Department of Taxation and Finance
- Missing Children and Young Adults Insert: Be Informed ... Get Involved
|North American Missing Persons Bureau
- A site for posting messages in search of missing loved ones.
|Outpost for Hope
- We are a non profit organization on the web established to encourage and educate families and friends of those who are lost to a life on the streets.
- An international advocacy organization focusing on abducted children.
- Missing person information for children and adults. This site will create a personal web page free of charge.
|Security On Campus
- A national organization dedicated to promoting security on our college campuses.
|Suzanne's Bill Action Site
- Dedicated to passing legislation designed to protect school children.
Child Abduction Murder Research Project
In late 1993, the Criminal Division of the Washington State Attorney General's Office undertook a 3-1/2 year research project, partially funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, to study the investigation of child abduction murder cases. This research was undertaken in an effort to determine characteristics of these cases that will help make future law enforcement investigations of this nature more efficient and effective.
During this research project, over 600 child abduction murder cases across the United States were reviewed and the investigating detectives interviewed. Through this case review and the detective interviews, data was gathered that gives insight into what investigative techniques tend to be most productive.There are some findings that stand out:
Due to the landmark finding in this initial research project, the project has been extended for an additional three years to further study these cases. The continued study hopes to be able to more clearly classify killer characteristics in these cases, thus allowing detectives and case managers to better prioritize and focus future investigations.
Copies of the research findings report are available by calling the Washington State Attorney General's Office, Criminal Justice Division, 800-345-2793.
|The Missing Person's Cold Case Network MPCCN|
|The Doe Network|
|Missing Children...HELP Center|
|Child Abduction Resources|
|Lost Child EBS|
|GSA Missing Child Notice Program|
|The Interstate Association for Stolen Children|
|Cyberpages - Missing Children|
|Child Quest International, Inc.|
|Nation's Missing Children Organization, Inc|
|National Missing Children's Locate Center|
|Lost Children's Network|
|Individual Missing Children|
|Missing Children Network of Michigan|
|Youth Educated in Safety, Inc.|
|Garden of Missing Children Society|
|Lost Child Emergency Broadcast System|
|Missing Children's Help Center|
|Interstate Association for Stolen Children|
|Nation's Missing Children|
|Nevada Child Seeker's Inc.|
|Operation Lookout/National Center for Missing Youth|
|Missing Children Society of Canada|
|The Child Connection, Inc|
|National Runaway Switchboard|
|Oklahoma Missing Children, Inc|
|Parental Abductions Resource Website|
|The Committee for Missing Children|
State Missing Children Clearinghouses
The links listed below will either go to that state's web site or to a numerical CompuServe e-mail address of the listed
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