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North Dakota AMBER Alert Plan
Law Enforcement Request for AMBER Alert Activation Form
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The AMBER Plan is a voluntary partnership between law-enforcement agencies and
broadcasters to activate an urgent bulletin in the most serious child-abduction cases. Broadcasters use the Emergency Alert System (EAS), formerly called the Emergency Broadcast System,
to air a description of the abducted child and suspected abductor. This is the same concept used during severe weather
emergencies. The goal of the AMBER Alert is to instantly galvanize the entire community to assist in the search for and
safe return of the child, and the criteria that define an AMBER Alert are as follows:
- The abduction involves a child or children 17 years of age or younger;
- Confirmation by local law enforcement of a stranger or a family abduction in which the child is believed to be in
grave danger of serious bodily harm or death; and,
- Descriptive information about the child, the abductor, and/or suspect's vehicle to assist with the safe
recovery of the victim and/or the apprehension of the suspect.
- Is there enough information about the child, suspect, and/or suspect's vehicle to believe an immediate
broadcast alert will help?
Governor Hoeven Executive Order 2002-06
Governor Hoeven Press Release: August 30, 2002
AMBER Alert Law-Enforcement and Broadcast Guide
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