1. Law enforcement becomes aware that a child or children may have been abducted.
  2. The investigating agency confirms a child has been abducted and notify the State Police.
  3. State Police ensure the abduction meets AMBER Criteria:
  • Child is under 17 years old
  • Child is in serious danger of bodily harm or death
  • There is enough descriptive information to believe an AMBER Alert will help locate the child
  1. State Police activate the Emergency Broadcast System.
  2. Local broadcasters interrupt regular programming to broadcast available information.
  3. Public becomes the eyes and ears of the law enforcement, calling 911 if they have any information.