Captive: The Kidnapping and Rescue of Elizabeth Smart
-- by Maggie Haberman, Jeane MacIntosh-- On a June night in
2002, Salt Lake City teenager Elizabeth Smart was abducted at
knifepoint from her own bedroom. For months a massive manhunt
was undertaken. March of the following year, Elizabeth was discovered
alive a few miles from her home, prisoner of a self proclaimed
Messiah and his wife. What happened to Elizabeth during 9 months
in captivity is shocking. Startling information about the controversial
to Do When Your Child Is Missing -- It is important parents
stay aware and alert, but you and your child do not need to be afraid.
Be wary of gadgets and gimmicks that purport to protect your child.
Children not listened to or do not have their needs met at home
are more vulnerable to abduction or exploitation.
to Keep Your Child Safe -- After a spate of kidnappings, an
expert debunks myths about abduction and offers critical safety
data base of missing and abducted children from 179 member countries.
Missing Children Organization, free of charge, as an alternative
and unconventional method for locating a missing child who is lost
or is suspected of having been kidnaped or is a runaway.
Quest International -- Dedicated to the protection and recovery
of missing, abused, exploited children and at-risk adults.
Search Ministries -- Missing Children Hotline 800-316-HOPE
- ALL other phone calls MUST be directed to 281-350-KIDS. Crisis
Counseling for the Families of Missing Children.
Child Center -- The ICC is a Agency of InterGOV International
devoted to issues involving children, teen and minors.
Centre for Missing & Exploited Children -- In 1984, John
Walsh co-founded the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.
NCMEC serves as a focal point in recovering missing children and
raising public awareness about child abduction, molestation, and
& Exploited Children Clearinghouse 1-800-Find-Kid (1-800-346-3543)
America Missing Children Association (NAMCA) -- to help locate
missing, lost or abducted children and adults. We work with policing
agencies that will assist in locating missing individuals.
Nation's Missing Children Organization, Inc. & Center for Missing
Adults (NMCO) -- To educate the public to prevent future abductions
and provides assistance to families of victims. NMCO works with
cases of endangered missing persons, unsolved homicides and unidentified
CyberSearch Canada --
To help locate and prevent missing children by making timely information
accessible to the public.
Missing Children Society of Canada (MCSC) is dedicated to the
search for runaway and abducted children. MCSC provides a comprehensive
Investigative Search Program, free of charge, to assist police and
Center for Missing & Exploited Children and ADVO Inc. released a
survey that 34% of parents do not know the height,
weight and eye color of all their children.
Law in All 50 States
Technology to Recover Abducted Kids -- Allows any police officer
to create and share photo bulletins.
Polly Klaas Foundation -- Founded in the wake of the abduction
of 12-year-old Polly Hannah Klaas in 1993, the Foundation programs
help deal with the terror that results when a child is missing.
Children's Network -- Nonprofit
television production dedicated to the search for missing children.
- Missing and Sighting -- The
Lost Child EBS is a youth recovery, professional investigative probono
and volunteer organization.
Missing Children Center TM
CyberSEARCH Canada -- To locate and prevent missing children
by making timely information accessible to the public.
-- Web citizens dedicated to helping the families of missing children.
Of Missing Children -- Assists with help in the search for the
missing persons. We accept information from the parent, guardian,
or police to distribute information around the world in the form
of posters, and Internet listings.
Amber Foundation for Missing Children -- Providing assistance
to the families of children who have been abducted by a stranger.
On June 3, 1988, a stranger abducted 7 year old Amber Swartz while
she was skipping rope in her own front yard, and has since not been
Centre for Missing Children -- "It Shouldn't Hurt to be a Child"
-- Resources for finding missing children including information
on child safety & abduction prevention, investigative services,
databases of lost kids, runaways, missing children's organizations
-- An alternative and unconventional method for locating a missing
child who is lost or suspected of having been kidnapped or is a
-- Organization American Parental Abductions Resource & Support
- Offering the most extensive missing children domestic resource
Support website on-line for USA victim families of parental abducted
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