As the nation’s clearinghouse about missing and sexually exploited children, NCMEC maintains statistics regarding the number and location of infant abductions and provides technical assistance and training to health care and security professionals in an effort to prevent infant abductions from occurring in their facilities. NCMEC also provides evidence-based guidance about how to respond when an infant abduction occurs and technical assistance to law enforcement during and after an incident.
Read: Latest Analysis of Infant Abduction Trends
Read: For health care professionals: Guidelines on prevention of and response to infant abductions
Watch: Safeguard Their Tomorrows - a training video and resource for hospital professionals to help prevent infant abductions from medical facilities. Note that the Latest Analysis of Infant Abduction Trends document should be referenced for the current statistics on infant abductions.
Our publication, What Parents Need to Know, provides tips for expectant parents for keeping their newborn safe while at the hospital and in their transition into their new life at home.
Team Adam is a rapid response unit made up of former and retired law enforcement professionals which can be deployed directly to the scene of a child’s disappearance to offer assistance to investigators and families in cases of critically missing children.
The ADAM Program quickly distributes missing child posters to police, news media, schools, businesses, medical centers and other recipients within a specific geographic search areas. The public can also help by signing up to receive missing child alerts in their area.