Each year, the U.S. Department of Justice, through OJJDP, recognizes individuals, organizations, and law enforcement agencies that have made a difference in recovering abducted children and protecting children from exploitation. The Department recognizes the awardees each May at the annual National Missing Children's Day ceremony in Washington, DC. Access the nomination forms for the 2018 National Missing Children's Day awards online:
- Missing Children's Law Enforcement Award
- Missing Children's Citizen Award
- Missing Children's Child Protection Award
- Attorney General's Special Commendation
The deadline for nominations is January 24, 2018.