The AMBER plan is a partnership between law-enforcement and broadcasters to inform the public on the most serious child-abduction cases.The goal of the AMBER Alert is to instantly alert the community to help search for the child.
|1. Abduction involves a child 17 years of age or younger|
|2. Confirmation by local law enforcement where the child is believed to be in grave danger|
|3. Descriptive information about the child, abductor, and/or suspect's vehicle|
|4. Enough information about the child, suspect, and/or suspect's vehicle to believe immediate broadcast will help|
|NDResponse - Amber Alert|
The Silver Alert's purpose is to locate disable adults, vulnerable elderly adults, or a minor who has a developmental disability and has been reported to law enforcement as missing.
|1. The missing person involves a disabled or vulnerable elderly adult reported missing; or|
|2. The missing person involves a minor who has developmental disabilities reported missing.|
|3. there is descriptive information about the minor or adult and/or motor vehicle involved|
|4. There is enough usable information about the person and/or vehicle to provide the public with enough information to help.|
|NDResponse - Silver Alert|
The Blue Alert System is used to establish a quick response and notice that issued after someone has threatened a law enforcement office with a deadly weapon, used a deadly weapon against a law enforcement officer, caused a law enforcement officer to suffer bodily injury or death, or an officer has been abducted while on duty.
|1. An individual had threatened, injured, or abducted an officer while on duty|
|2. The individual has fled the scene of the offense and a description of the individual or individual's vehicle is available|
|3. The law enforcement agency investigating the offense has determined the individual poses a threat to the public|
|4. Announcement of information to the public may help avert further harm or assist in the apprehension of the suspect|
|NDResponse - Blue Alert|
|National Blue Alert System|
|COPS - U.S DoJ|