Being informed is a critical first step to preventing a child from going missing or being abducted. In order to keep children safe, AMBER Alert Europe has created prevention videos in cooperation with police experts in the field of missing children from all over Europe to educate parents and children on topics related to going missing.

 Video categories

For parents For kids

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?

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)

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?

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)

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?

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)

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)