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Navajo Nation works on Amber Alert in shadow of girl’s death

After a young girl was abducted on the Navajo Nation and found dead the next day, tribal officials faced tough questions about why an Amber Alert system proposed years earlier was never implemented. FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — After a young girl was abducted on …

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Navajo Nation works on Amber Alert in shadow of girl’s death

California’s Using Its Amber Alert System to Find Hit-and-Run Drivers

Since 1996 Amber Alerts have been used to tell drivers to watch for cars associated with child abductions. But Amber Alerts are relatively rare (thankfully), so in the best possible use of the system the rest of the time, California is using them to find …

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California’s Using Its Amber Alert System to Find Hit-and-Run Drivers

Amber alerts activated 240 times in California

April 27, 2015 (San Diego’s East County) – Amber Alerts have been activated 240 times in California in the past 13 years, alerting people statewide about 298 missing children. The system has been extremely effective, since 290 of those children – all …

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Amber alerts activated 240 times in California

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