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OJJDP Accepting Nominations for National Missing Children's Day Awards

2019 National Missing Children's Day winning poster
Madison Dozier, Reiley Elementary School, Alexandria, KY (see reuse policy).

Each year, the U.S. Department of Justice, through OJJDP, recognizes individuals, organizations, and agencies that have made a difference in recovering missing and 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 2020 Annual National Missing Children's Day awards online:

The exemplary actions of the individual or organization nominated for an award must have taken place between January 1 and November 14, 2019. The deadline for nominations is November 14, 2019.


Date Published: October 2, 2019