TOPEKA – (January 13, 2021) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and KBI Director Kirk Thompson remind Kansans to stay alert when the public’s assistance is needed to help locate missing children. The reminder comes as National Amber Alert Awareness Day is observed today.“When a child is abducted, getting detailed information about the incident out to the public as quickly as possible can be critical,” Schmidt said. “The first hours after an abduction are crucial, and the watchful eyes of Kansas citizens can help save a child’s life.” Since its inception in 1996, this national program has successfully brought 1,029 children home safely. In Kansas, 56 children have been safely returned since 2002.“The KBI is grateful for the collaboration of our...
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AG Derek Schmidt, KBI recognize Amber Alert Awareness Day