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Bosnia and Herzegovina joins AMBER Alert Europe

The Directorate for Coordination of Police Bodies of Bosnia and Herzegovina has officially joined AMBER Alert Europe. Mirsad Vilić, Director of BiH Police Authorities and AMBER Alert Europe signed the partnership agreement to further improve the protection of endangered missing children in Europe. With Bosnia-Herzegovina joining, AMBER Alert Europe now has 34 participating organisations in 21 countries.

“By joining we want to contribute to quickly and successfully solving missing children cases through cooperation with colleagues from other countries”, says Director Vilić.

Strengthening the Police Expert Network

In addition to becoming a member, the Directorate for Coordination of Police Bodies of Bosnia and Herzegovina also joined AMBER Alert Europe’s Police Expert Network on Missing Persons (PEN-MP). Through this official network, law enforcement experts in the field of missing persons, specifically children, can quickly contact and consult each other. It also provides specialist support, advice, and training to its members. The PEN-MP now includes over 50 law enforcement experts from 21 countries.