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Child Abduction and Kidnapping

The U.S. Department of Justice reports that more than 250,000 children are abducted each year, with the majority taken by a family member or someone they know. Others are non-family abductions, in which a child… (See Below for Full Description)
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The U.S. Department of Justice reports that more than 250,000 children are abducted each year, with the majority taken by a family member or someone they know. Others are non-family abductions, in which a child is taken for motives ranging from ransom to stealing a child to start a family. Child Abduction and Kidnapping explains the types of kidnappings, details government and law enforcement efforts to prevent and solve them, and explores the many practices and programs, such as the AMBER Alert, now in place to help protect children.

Chapters include:
  • The AMBER Alert: Communities on the Case
  • Family Abduction: Surprising Suspects
  • Infant Abduction: The Youngest Victims
  • The Internet: Protection through Privacy
  • Supportive Organizations: Experts on Call.
Cases covered include:
  • Amber Hagerman
  • Megan Kanka
  • Charles Lindbergh Jr.
  • Etan Patz
  • Charles and Walter Ross
  • Elizabeth Smart
  • Laura Smither
  • Adam Walsh
  • Kacie Woody.

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ISBN-13 978-0-7910-9403-7
ISBN-10 791094030
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-1723-2
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Criminal Investigations
Author Susan O'Brien; Consulting Editor: John L. French, Crime Scene Supervisor, Baltimore Police Crime Laboratory
Publication Date 7/1/2008
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Full-color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Sidebars. Chronology. Bibliography. Endnotes. Further resources. Index.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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