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END GUEST HOST SESSION - Thank you for participating in OVC's Web Forum Guest Host Series. We hope this discussion will help you better serve crime victims. Please continue to discuss this and other topics...
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What type of continuing education and training programs (i.e., grant writing and fundraising programs) are available to support this cause?
Denise Hudson
05/10/2011
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Nadja Jones
05/10/2011
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How many executive commmittees and nonprofit organizations are available to support this cause?
Denise Hudson
05/10/2011
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Nadja Jones
05/10/2011
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How can we help here in Arizona to prevent this pdoblems from spreading.
Brown
05/10/2011
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Nadja Jones
05/10/2011
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Phil Keith
05/10/2011
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Nadja Jones
05/10/2011
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What agency investigates the missing child case and is there a search and canvassing component?
Carolyn Allen
05/10/2011
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Nadja Jones
05/10/2011
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Phil Keith
05/10/2011
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Who responds to a report of a missing child and what is the "normal" response time?
Carolyn Allen
05/10/2011
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Phil Keith
05/10/2011
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How do parents and/or caretakers report a missing child, and to whom?
Carolyn Allen
05/10/2011
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law enforcement
05/10/2011
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law enforcement
05/10/2011
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Phil Keith
05/10/2011
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Nadja Jones
05/10/2011
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Nadja Jones
05/10/2011
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Two Questions: 1. Does Indian land LE agencies have similar LE policies and procedures in place when it comes to initial response and follow-up investigation responsibilities. 2. Does each Indian LE ...
Law Enforcement
05/10/2011
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Phil Keith
05/10/2011
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Nadja Jones
05/10/2011
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Nadja Jones
05/10/2011
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law enforcement
05/10/2011
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Two questions: 1. If a juvenile who is not an American Indian goes missing on Indian land, generally who would be responsible for the investigation. 2. If an American Indian went missing outside of I...
Law Enforcement
05/10/2011
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Nadja Jones
05/10/2011
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Are there any written LE guides written on the handling of juveniles missing on Indian land for future reference?
Law Enforcement
05/10/2011
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Phil Keith
05/10/2011
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Nadja Jones
05/10/2011
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Is there a specific person or entity who is considered a national LE expert, or any person who has developed a large amount of knowledge when it comes to cases involving juveniles missing from Indian lands...
Law Enforcement
05/10/2011
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Phil Keith
05/10/2011
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Nadja Jones
05/10/2011
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Other than NCIC, state, and local missing juvenile databases, are there any specific national Indian land LE databases used to log LE information regarding missing juveniles from all Indian lands across th...
Law Enforcment
05/10/2011
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Nadja Jones
05/10/2011
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Nadja Jones
05/10/2011
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Phil Keith
05/10/2011
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Are there any law enforcement training programs that discuss issues specifically surrounding cases involving missing children from Indian lands.
Law Enforcement
05/10/2011
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Phil Keith
05/10/2011
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Diane Payne
05/10/2011
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Phil Keith
05/10/2011
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Nadja Jones
05/10/2011
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Question 2: Are there any other resources that I can provide the parents/care giver of a missing juvenile that is specific to American Indians?
Law Enforcement
05/10/2011
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Nadja Jones
05/10/2011
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Nadja Jones
05/10/2011
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Nadja Jones
05/10/2011
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I work for a large metropolitan police department which has over 1,000 missing juvenile cases reported each year. While our city does not have an Indian reservation or lands within our city, we have had s...
Law Enforcement
05/10/2011
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Phil Keith
05/10/2011
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Nadja Jones
05/10/2011
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Nadja Jones
05/10/2011
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Josie Halfhide
05/10/2011
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Can you give some examplets of how Tribes - States - federal agencies coordinate successfully on child-custody related (parental) abductions of Native children in PL 280 states where state (not the tribe o...
Diane Payne
05/10/2011
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Nadja Jones
05/10/2011
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Nadja Jones
05/10/2011
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Are there tribal communities that believe their children were enticed or coerced to leave their communities by someone they communicated with online or on a social networking site?
Amy Staubs
05/10/2011
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Diane Payne
05/10/2011
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Nadja Jones
05/10/2011
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Can you tell me how many tribes have amber alert programs? How can my community get an amber alert program?
Reddy Smith
05/10/2011
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Phil Keith
05/10/2011
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Preston
05/10/2011
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Phil Keith
05/10/2011
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Nadja Jones
05/10/2011
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