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Training

Training of stakeholders is an important element in the tackling the issue of missing children. We are working together with law enforcement experts in the field of missing persons who share their know-how, experiences and existing practices to better address the issue of missing persons, missing children specifically, and its root causes.

Providing training to law enforcement specialists in the field of missing persons

Over the years, we have actively worked towards providing training to law enforcement specialists, promoting best practices and effective tools for handling missing persons cases. This endeavor has garnered significant interest from the law enforcement community, who have shown a keen interest in various topics related to missing children and missing persons.

Law Enforcement Training Curriculum on Missing Persons (LETC)

Building upon this interest, we initiated the development of a comprehensive training program known as the Law Enforcement Training Curriculum on Missing Persons (LETC). With inputs from active and retired law enforcement experts, we have crafted content that addresses various aspects of missing persons cases and related issues. Our aim is to equip law enforcement officers with the necessary skills and knowledge to improve their response and increase the chances of finding missing persons, providing relief to their loved ones.

Collaboration with CEPOL

In collaboration with CEPOL, the EU Agency for Law Enforcement Training, we have conducted joint webinars since 2021, covering topics such as improving the investigation of missing person cases, risk assessment, cold case investigations, alert systems for abducted or missing children, and the utilisation of social media in missing person cases. These webinars have attracted a substantial audience and have proven highly popular among law enforcement professionals, reaffirming the need for specialised training on missing persons.

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Current training

International Parental Abduction

The aim of this webinar is to share knowledge on the legally complicated issue of international abduction of children, usually by one of their parents, to assist law enforcement agencies in the handling of these cases. By the end of this webinar, the audience will be able to recognise the complexities of international parental abduction, as well as the role of law enforcement agencies in these cases, distinguish between the civil and criminal aspects of these cases, demonstrate appropriate procedures or combinations thereof in dealing with these cases.

June 4th, 2024
14:00 CEST

UPCOMING TRAINING:

Webinar:

The reliability of sightings of missing persons

October 4th, 2024
14:00 CET

 

Webinar:

Introduction of Forensic Anthropology

November 19th, 2024
14:00 CET

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