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1 Criminal Justice 2011 Chapter 12: Missing and Abducted Persons Criminal Investigation The Art and the Science by Michael D. Lyman Copyright 2011

2 12.1 Understand the complexity of the nation’s missing persons problem. 12.2 Discuss the first responder’s role in missing persons cases. 12.3 Identify the steps in investigating missing and abducted persons. 12.4 List and discuss the different categories of missing and abducted persons. 12.5 Explain police supervisor responsibilities in missing persons cases. 12.6 Identify guidelines for interviewing suspects in missing persons and abduction cases. 12.7 Understand the investigator’s role in missing and abducted persons cases. CHAPTER SUMMARY

3 Understand the complexity of the nation’s missing persons problem. Learning Objectives After this lecture, you should be able to complete the following Learning Outcome 12.1

4 Missing Persons 12.1 797,500 children go missing each year Photo placeholder

5 Missing Persons 12.1 203,900 children were the victims of family abductions Photo placeholder

6 Missing Persons 12.1 58,200 children were the victims of non-family abductions Photo placeholder

7 Missing Persons 12.1 115 children were the victims of stereotypical abductions Photo placeholder

8 Missing Persons 12.1 Internet Abductions Photo placeholder

9 Discuss the first responder’s role in missing persons cases. Learning Objectives After this lecture, you should be able to complete the following Learning Outcome 12.2

10 Investigative Tools 12.2 Amber Alerts Code Adam

11 Missing Children 12.2 Lost Runaway Family Abduction Non-Family Four Different Types of Cases

12 Step Five: Determined when last seen Step Five: Determined when last seen Step Six: Interview last contact Step Six: Interview last contact Step Eight: ID type of case Step Eight: ID type of case Step Seven: ID safety zone Step Seven: ID safety zone Investigative Steps 12.2 Step Four: ID what happened Step Four: ID what happened Step Two: Verify the child Is missing Step Two: Verify the child Is missing Step One: Interview Reporters Step One: Interview Reporters Step Three: Verify the child’s status Step Three: Verify the child’s status

13 Step Thirteen: Search house Step Thirteen: Search house Step Fourteen: Secure crime Scene Step Fourteen: Secure crime Scene Step Sixteen: Write reports And notify parties Step Sixteen: Write reports And notify parties Step Fifteen: Obtain photos Or video of Suspects Step Fifteen: Obtain photos Or video of Suspects Investigative Steps (continued) 12.2 Step Twelve: Update Dispatch and Others Step Twelve: Update Dispatch and Others Step Ten: Relay info to EOC Step Ten: Relay info to EOC Step Nine: Get all Descriptions Step Nine: Get all Descriptions Step Eleven: ID and talk to all persons available Step Eleven: ID and talk to all persons available

14 Identify the steps in investigating missing and abducted persons Learning Objectives After this lecture, you should be able to complete the following Learning Outcome 12.3

15 The Investigator's Role 12.3 Obtain a detailed briefing Verify descriptions Obtain history of family dynamics Explore conflicting information

16 The Investigator's Role (continued) 12.3 Evaluate all information Develop an investigative plan Access additional resources Execute investigation

17 Crimes Against Children Investigations 12.3 Investigator or Patrol Investigator or Patrol Collect Evidence Interview Victim Interview Witness(es)

18 Crimes Against Children Investigations 12.3 Follow-up Investigation Follow-up Investigation Obtain medical records/opinions Coordinate with social services and prosecutor Interview suspect(s)

19 Amber Alert 12.3 Abducted children system using media Photo placeholder

20 Code Adam 12.3 Abducted and missing children in malls, stores, and other public buildings Photo placeholder

21 Trends in Sexual Assault 12.3

22 List and discuss the different categories of missing and abducted persons. Learning Objectives After this lecture, you should be able to complete the following Learning Outcome 12.4

23 Missing Children 12.4 Non-Family Abductions Non-Family Abductions Complex investigation Dangerous The first few hours are critical

24 Missing Children 12.4 Family Abductions Family Abductions Usually involves divorce or separation May flee to another state or country Also are very complex cases

25 Missing Children 12.4 Runaways Investigation should include motives Dangerous if the child is young or immature Most common missing child case

26 Missing Children 12.4 Lost Children Requires quick actions by police Could involve large crowds Special needs children sometimes “wander” off

27 Explain police supervisor responsibilities in missing persons cases. Learning Objectives After this lecture, you should be able to complete the following Learning Outcome 12.5

28 Supervisor’s Role: 1. Ensure that the details of the case have been reported to the NCMEC. 2. Prepare and update bulletins for local law enforcement agencies, state missing children’s clearinghouses, FBI, and other appropriate agencies. 3. Prepare a flyer or bulletin with the child’s and suspected abductor’s photographs and descriptive information. Distribute it in appropriate geographical regions. 28

29 Supervisor’s Role: 4. Secure the child’s latest medical and dental records. These may be necessary to positively identify the child. 5. Establish a telephone hotline to receive tips and leads from the public. 6. Establish a leads management system to prioritize leads and ensure that each one undergoes a review and follow-up. 29

30 Identify guidelines for interviewing suspects in missing persons and abduction cases. Learning Objectives After this lecture, you should be able to complete the following Learning Outcome 12.6

31 Interviewing Suspects 12.6 After a suspect has been identified, the investigator must carefully plan an interview to gain as much information as possible without violating the suspect’s constitutional rights After a suspect has been identified, the investigator must carefully plan an interview to gain as much information as possible without violating the suspect’s constitutional rights During the interview, treat the subject with consideration but be firm. As the interview progresses, the effective investigator may obtain more answers by being a good listener—letting the subject talk, not trying to manipulate what the subject is saying As the interview progresses, the effective investigator may obtain more answers by being a good listener—letting the subject talk, not trying to manipulate what the subject is saying If necessary, the investigator should be empathetic. Be patient If necessary, the investigator should be empathetic. Be patient

32 Understand the investigator’s role in missing and abducted persons cases. Learning Objectives After this lecture, you should be able to complete the following Learning Outcome 12.7

33 The Investigator’s Role 12.7 Step 1 Obtain a detailed briefing from the first responding officer and other on-scene personnel

34 The Investigator’s Role 12.7 Verify the accuracy of all descriptive information. Step 2:

35 The Investigator’s Role 12.7 Obtain a brief recent history of family dynamics. Step 3:

36 The Investigator’s Role 12.7 Explore the basis for conflicting information. Step 4:

37 The Investigator’s Role 12.7 Review and evaluate all available information and evidence. Step 5:

38 The Investigator’s Role 12.7 Develop an investigative plan for follow-up. Step 6:

39 The Investigator’s Role 12.7 Determine what additional resources and specialized services are required. Step 7:

40 The Investigator’s Role 12.7 Execute an investigative follow-up plan. Step 8:

41 12.1 Understand the complexity of the nation’s missing persons problem. 12.2 Discuss the first responder’s role in missing persons cases. 12.3 Identify the steps in investigating missing and abducted persons. 12.4 List and discuss the different categories of missing and abducted persons. 12.5 Explain police supervisor responsibilities in missing persons cases. 12.6 Identify guidelines for interviewing suspects in missing persons and abduction cases. 12.7 Understand the investigator’s role in missing and abducted persons cases. CHAPTER Review


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