While I would applaud the efforts of the Searcy AR Police department to implement Policies and procedures, why did it take ten years?
Searcy police are ready for child abductions
“…During the program, Bright and Dillon learned through interactive exercises designed to illustrate steps involved in an AMBER Alert. Case studies of previous AMBER Alerts were examined and exercises designed to improve coordination between media and law enforcement were conducted.Amber Hagerman, 9, was kidnapped while riding her bicycle in Arlington, Texas, and later brutally murdered. An early warning system was conceived in 1996 as a memorial to her, and Dallas area broadcasters came up with the idea of using Emergency Alert System (EAS) equipment to rapidly relay child abduction information….”