A fellow Deputy DA who prosecutes sex crime cases told me about the national wireless Amber Alert service. This service sends a text message if there is a kidnapped child reported in or near your zip code. It literally takes 30 seconds and only sends you a message for the zip code(s) you enter. On my cell phone carrier, the service is free and I imagine that is true of some of the other providers.
If everyone is registered, it will allow us to instantly spot a kidnapper’s person or vehicle upon an initial report; thus making it almost impossible for a child to be successfully taken; everyone with a cell phone becomes a witness and can give intel to law enforcement when every minute counts. Please register and pass this on to your friends and family. This is the kind of thing where 30 seconds of your time can literally end up saving a child’s life.
To Sign up, go to: Wireless Amber Alerts