On February 18th, the Swedish Police Authority officially joined AMBER Alert Europe. Superintendent Ola Stoltz and inspector Susanne Welander of the Swedish Police Authority and AMBER Alert Europe signed the partnership agreement to further improve the protection of endangered missing children in Europe. With Sweden joining, AMBER Alert Europe now has 30 participating organisations in 21 countries.

”By joining forces we hope to increase the chances to protect more missing children and we strongly believe this cooperation with AMBER Alert Europe will benefit our shared mission towards zero missing children”, says Ola Stoltz, superintendent of the National Operations Department of the Swedish Police Authority.

Strengthening the Police Expert Network

In addition to becoming a member, the Sweden also joins AMBER Alert Europe’s Police Expert Network on Missing Children. Through this network, members can quickly contact and consult each other about missing children cases. It also provides specialist support, advice, and training to its members. With the Swedish Police Authority joining, the Police Expert Network now includes over 50 law enforcement experts from 19 different countries.