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National Missing Children's Day

2022 Awards Nominations

National Missing Children's Day Awards

Each year, the U.S. Department of Justice, through OJJDP, recognizes the extraordinary efforts of individuals, organizations, and agencies that have made a significant contribution to protecting children between November 21, 2020 and November 19, 2021. 

39th Annual National Missing Children's Day - Awards Nominations

In 2022, OJJDP will make the following awards:

  • Missing Children's Law Enforcement Award
  • Missing Children's Citizen Award
  • Missing Children's Child Protection Award
  • Attorney General's Special Commendation

The Department recognizes the awardees each May National Missing Children's Day ceremony in Washington, DC. The ceremony is planned for May 25, 2022 (tentative).  

The deadline for nominations was November 19, 2021. Award nominations are no longer being accepted.

Please direct all questions to the National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College at 877-798-7682 or [email protected].