Going missing is the worst nightmare for both parents and children. In cooperation with missing children police experts from all over Europe, AMBER Alert Europe has created videos to educate parents and children on topics related to videos. The videos below cover a wide range of topics such as how to prevent children from going missing and what to do when a child goes missing.

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For parents

How to prevent your child from going missing? [1:54]

How can you prevent your child from going missing or running away? What are some simple tips to keep your child safe? What kind of behaviour should you pay attention to?

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Charlie Hedges

presented by

Charlie Hedges

Manager Missing Children Team (CEOP/ UK policing) ret. / Coordinator Police Expert Network (AMBER Alert Europe)

How can I help the police when my child is missing? [2:12]

How can I help the police when my child is missing? What is likely to happen? Will they ask for DNA? What about publicity?

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Charlie Hedges

presented by

Charlie Hedges

Manager Missing Children Team (CEOP/ UK policing) ret. / Coordinator Police Expert Network (AMBER Alert Europe)

For kids

What you need to know about running away? [1:37]

Why do children run away? What are the risks of running away? Who can you contact for help? What should you do when you have run away?

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Charlie Hedges

presented by

Charlie Hedges

Manager Missing Children Team (CEOP/ UK policing) ret. / Coordinator Police Expert Network (AMBER Alert Europe)

How to stay safe and not get lost? [1:32]

How can you keep yourself safe and prevent yourself from getting lost? What to do if you get lost? Where can you get help?

Audio: EnglishSubtitles: noneFull transcript

Charlie Hedges

presented by

Charlie Hedges

Manager Missing Children Team (CEOP/ UK policing) ret. / Coordinator Police Expert Network (AMBER Alert Europe)