Flashcards in Ops-35 missing persons Deck (9):
Missing Person & Abducted Children
CPD holds that any child missing is considered?
A missing adult is?
1. Anyone 21 YOA or older and
2. whose absence is contrary to his or her normal patterns.
A missing child?
1. Anyone who is younger than 21 YOA and
2. whose whereabouts are unknown to a parent, guardian, or responsible party.
The term “unusual circumstances” refers to:
1. A missing child thirteen (13) years of age or younger,
2. A child or an adult believed to be out of the zone of safety for his or her age and physical and mental condition,
3. mentally diminished,
4. Drug dependent,
5. A potential victim of foul play or sexual exploitation,
6. In a life threatening situation,
7. Absent from home for more than twenty-four (24) hours before being reported to the police as missing,
8. Believed to be with persons who could endanger his or her welfare,
9. A child or adult whose disappearance involves circumstances that would cause a reasonable person to conclude that the missing person should be considered at risk.
Who shall be alerted in a case of “unusual circumstances”?
A Supervisor and investigator.
Who is responsible for Determining if circumstances of a missing person?
Communications personnel receiving the report.
When should a officer be dispatched to a missing person?