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AMBER Alerts Launch on Instagram

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children has partnered with Instagram to add an AMBER Alert feature on the social media platform to notify users of missing children in their area.

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) provides training and technical assistance (TTA) to professionals and communities about best practices in responding to and preventing incidents involving missing and sexually exploited children.

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National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
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NCMEC provides TTA onsite and through distance learning to various professionals and communities nationwide. The TTA is in...

OJJDP News @ a Glance January/February 2022

This issue’s Message from the Acting Administrator reviews OJJDP’s achievements from 2021, including launching the Preventing Youth Hate Crimes & Bullying Initiative. The top story highlights the Office’s nearly $344 million in fiscal year 2021 discretionary awards, which fund mentoring programs, children’s advocacy centers, missing and exploited children’s programs, anti-gang programs, drug treatment courts, and other initiatives.