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Sen. Marsha Blackburn talks human trafficking, child ID program with NFL, state officials

Delving into Senator Marsha Blackburn's collaboration with the NFL's Tennessee Titans to combat human trafficking in Nashville, emphasizing their joint efforts to implement a child ID program aimed at preventing child abductions and aiding law enforcement in locating missing children, showcasing a proactive approach to safeguarding vulnerable youth within the community.
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Roundtable to bring awareness to missing children

Covering a roundtable discussion aimed at raising awareness about missing children, featuring key stakeholders from various sectors such as law enforcement, nonprofits, and government agencies, highlighting the importance of collaboration and community engagement in efforts to address and prevent child disappearances.
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How are leaders tackling human trafficking in Tennessee?

Exploring the strategies implemented by leaders in Tennessee, including Senator Marsha Blackburn and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, to combat human trafficking, focusing on initiatives such as enhanced law enforcement efforts, legislation, and specialized units targeting online child exploitation, reflecting a multi-faceted approach to addressing the issue statewide.
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Majority of victims of child sex trafficking in TN are minorities; Blackburn and state leaders discuss ways to protect them

Examining the disturbing trend in Tennessee where a significant majority of child sex trafficking victims belong to minority communities, raising awareness about the disproportionate impact of this crime on marginalized groups within the state.
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Little River Co. parents to receive free child ID kits to aid in missing children cases

Little River County parents are set to receive free child ID kits to aid in missing children cases, a proactive measure aiming to empower families and assist law enforcement in swiftly responding to emergencies involving children within the community.
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Indiana Child ID Kit Program to protect kids announced

Announcing the Indiana Child ID Kit program, aiming to protect children by providing families with tools to create identification records, facilitating a proactive approach to safeguarding children and aiding law enforcement in the event of an emergency or missing child case within the state.
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Rokita kicks off Indiana Child ID Kit Program to protect kids

Rokita launches the Indiana Child ID Kit program, aiming to protect kids by providing families with tools to create identification records, emphasizing proactive measures to safeguard children and support law enforcement in emergencies or missing child cases throughout the state.
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Child Identification Kits More Readily Available for Maryland Parents

Child identification kits are becoming more readily available for Maryland parents, highlighting their importance in aiding law enforcement in missing children cases and providing peace of mind for families, underscoring proactive measures to enhance child safety within the community.
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KTHV Arkansas Child ID Program

KTHV reports on Attorney General Griffin's announcement creating the Arkansas Child ID Program.
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AG Griffin announces missing child identification program

AG Griffin announces the Missing Child Identification Program, highlighting its role in aiding families and law enforcement agencies during missing children cases, showcasing proactive measures to bolster child safety and community support.
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Attorney General Griffin Announces Arkansas Child ID Program

Attorney General Griffin announces the Arkansas Child ID Program, emphasizing its significance in aiding families and law enforcement in missing children cases, reflecting proactive efforts to enhance child safety and support communities statewide.
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RPD provides ID kits to parents in case of missing children

RPD offers ID kits to parents for missing children scenarios, illustrating proactive measures to enhance child safety and strengthen community collaboration with law enforcement.
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National child ID program partnership was announced in Atlanta

The partnership brings together members of law enforcement with NOBLE -- the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, the NFL Alumni, and members of the College Football Hall of Fame to help identify what missing children could look like years later, as an aid to law enforcement. This could also help bring some comfort to families involved in the cases.
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Rochester police and community partners provide free child safety ID kits

Rochester police and community partners offer free child safety ID kits and fingerprinting services, emphasizing proactive measures to enhance child safety and collaboration between law enforcement and local communities.
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Ohio AG Announces National Child Identification Program in Ohio

Ohio Attorney Genera, Dave Yoast, partnered with the local county sheriffs to bring the National Child ID Program to Ohio.
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Alabama representatives team up to tackle child disappearances

Alabama representatives collaborate to address child disappearances in the state, partnering with organizations like NOBLE, the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, and the Birmingham Police to launch a Child ID Program, underscoring collective efforts to enhance child safety and community support in missing children cases.
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Former Steeler, NOBLE team up to protect minority children with ID kits

The Pittsburgh Steelers team up with NOBLE to protect minority children by providing ID kits, showcasing a collaborative effort to enhance child safety and support marginalized communities in the region.
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Protecting our children starts with having a good defense

Protecting our children begins with having a good defense, emphasizing the importance of proactive measures like child ID programs to ensure the safety and well-being of youth within communities, as argued in the piece.
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Pennsylvania Senate approves free Child ID Kit bill

The Pennsylvania Senate has passed a bill requiring school districts to distribute free child identification kits to first-grade students. The kits, part of the Child Reunification Act, include fingerprinting materials and DNA collection swabs, aiming to aid law enforcement in quickly identifying and returning missing children​.
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Delaware teams up with National Child Identification Program to improve its ability to locate missing children

Delaware implements a National Child Identification Program to address missing children cases, showcasing proactive efforts to enhance child safety and support families and law enforcement agencies in ensuring the well-being of children within the state.
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Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares delivers child ID kits in Bristol

Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares delivers Child ID kits in Bristol as part of the National Child ID Program, highlighting collaborative efforts with local law enforcement, including Sheriff Tyrone Foster and Police Chief John Austin, as well as Delegate Israel O'Quinn and Bristol Virginia Public Schools, underscoring proactive measures to enhance child safety and community support in the region.
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Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long launches new statewide child ID program in Delaware

Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long initiates a new statewide Child ID Program in Delaware, emphasizing collaborative efforts between government agencies, law enforcement, and community partners to enhance child safety and aid in the identification and location of missing children within the state.
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Lt. Governor Hall-Long Joins State Leaders, NFL Legends to Launch New Child ID Program in Delaware

Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long joins state leaders and NFL legends to launch a new Child ID Program in Delaware, aiming to enhance efforts in identifying and locating missing children through collaborative initiatives between government agencies, law enforcement, and community partners.
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Davidson Police Offering Free Child ID Kits | North of Charlotte

The Town of Davidson's Police Department is handing out free child ID Kits. The fingerprinting kits were produced by the National Child Identification Program. Community Engagement Officer Michael Prather walked us through how to use the kit.
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Virginia state leaders pushing importance of child ID kits

Virginia state leaders advocate for the importance of child ID kits, highlighting their significance in aiding law enforcement and families in emergencies, showcasing proactive measures to enhance child safety and support within the community.
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How Virginia’s new child ID kits could protect your kids

Attorney General Jason Miyares said these new national child ID kits are like an insurance policy. He said it will help police act quickly if a child goes missing. This kit is something new for the Commonwealth and is being rolled out to middle schoolers. Miyares explained how the kits function.
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National Child ID kits given out to Virginia middle schoolers

National Child ID kits distributed to Virginia middle schoolers, emphasizing proactive measures to enhance child safety and empower families in preparing for emergencies or missing child scenarios within the community.
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Iowa Attorney General announcing free child identification kits for families

The Iowa Attorney General is launching a program to provide families with free Child Identification Kits. These kits contain crucial details like fingerprints and photos to assist authorities in case a child goes missing. The initiative aims to bolster child safety and empower families with proactive measures.
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Iowa to join National Child Identification program

Brenna Bird announces that Iowa will take part in the National Child Identification Program.
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Iowa partners with the National Child Identification Program to give out free ID kits

Attorney General Brenna Bird announces partnership with Mid-American Energy to hand out almost half a million Child Identification Kits.
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SC school districts offer free Child ID kits

South Carolina school districts are offering free child id kits to help identify their children and to help law enforcement recover their child more quickly.
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AG Wilson, football greats launch SC’s Child ID program as a resource for parents

Attorney General Wilson, alongside football greats, has launched South Carolina's Child ID program. This initiative provides parents with a resource for obtaining free Child ID kits containing vital information like fingerprints and photographs. It emphasizes proactive measures to enhance child safety and highlights the importance of community collaboration in safeguarding children.
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AG Jeff Landry talks about Child ID Kits available for students

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry announced the distribution of free child ID kits to elementary students across Bossier Parish. These kits, provided through a partnership with the Bossier Sheriff’s Office and the National Child Identification Program, allow parents to collect and store their child’s fingerprints and DNA at home, enhancing child safety and aiding law enforcement in emergencies​ (News Radio 710 KEEL)​.
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Child ID kits for students’ safety

Lieutenant Matt Gatos, from the Bossier Parish Sherfiff's office, talks about how they have partnered with the AG Office and the school district to help distribute Child ID Kits.
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‘A gift of safety’: Kindergarteners across Florida to receive free Child ID kit

In Florida, a program is distributing free Child ID kits to kindergarteners. These kits contain essential information like fingerprints and photos to assist law enforcement in case a child goes missing. The initiative aims to enhance child safety and reassure parents, emphasizing the significance of readiness and community engagement in safeguarding children.
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Attorney General, Sheriffs, and Football Hall of Famers Launch Louisiana Child ID Program

Attorney General, sheriffs, and Football Hall of Famers have collaborated to launch the Louisiana Child ID program. This initiative aims to provide families with free Child ID kits, containing vital information like fingerprints and photographs, to aid law enforcement in locating missing children. The program underscores the importance of community involvement and preparedness in ensuring child safety.
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Utah Attorney General Offers Child I.D. Kits to All Utah Families

The Utah Attorney General's office is offering Child ID kits to all families in Utah. These kits include important information such as fingerprints and photographs, aiming to assist law enforcement in locating missing children. This initiative underscores the commitment to child safety and emphasizes proactive measures for preparedness within the community.
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Fitch announces Mississippi Child ID Program

Mississippi's Attorney General Fitch has announced the Mississippi Child ID program. This initiative offers families free Child ID kits containing essential details such as fingerprints and photographs to assist in locating missing children. It emphasizes proactive measures for child safety and highlights the significance of community engagement in such efforts.
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AG Miyares and former VT football coach announce partnership with Child ID Program

Virginia's Attorney General Jason Miyares, in partnership with former Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer, has announced a Child ID program. This initiative involves providing middle school students and their parents with DNA and fingerprint kits to aid in locating missing children. The program underscores the importance of proactive measures and community involvement in ensuring child safety.
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Helping to reduce the number of missing children: Nearly one million identification kits going to Wisconsin children

Nearly one million identification kits are being distributed to children in Wisconsin, aimed at reducing cases of missing children. These kits, part of a statewide effort, include essential information like fingerprints and photographs to aid in locating missing children. The initiative emphasizes proactive measures and community involvement in enhancing child safety throughout the state.
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Illinois AG Office to distribute free child ID kits to families

The Illinois Attorney General's office is initiating a program to distribute free Child ID kits to families. These kits include important information such as fingerprints and photographs to aid authorities in locating missing children. The program's goal is to enhance child safety and equip families with essential tools for preparedness.