Most people hear Amber Alerts on the radio and television, but you may not realize that Amber Alerts can be sent directly to you, anywhere you go. You can even tailor the Amber Alerts so you only receive those in your area.
To date, nearly 900 children have been recovered because of Amber Alerts, and the public’s active participation is essential in identifying suspects and vehicles suspected to be involved in an abduction.
Here are five ways you can get targeted Amber Alerts in your area sent directly to you. Your participation could save a life!
Sign up to receive AMBER Alerts in your Facebook News Feed.
Visit www.facebook.com/AMBERAlert and “Like” it to receive AMBER Alerts in your Facebook News Feed. Facebook also pushes AMBER Alerts to users near where the child went missing.
AMBER Alert iPhone App
Use your iPhone to view real-time active AMBER Alerts, missing children and instantly report sightings with this free AMBER Alert iPhone App from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.
Follow @AMBERAlert to receive rapid AMBER Alert notifications on your Twitter feed and share the alert with your followers.
Sign up to receive AMBER Alerts through your Yahoo! Alerts.
To learn more about the AMBER Alert Program visit www.amberalert.gov.