Immediately call your local law enforcement agency.
After you have reported your child missing to law enforcement, call the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST(1-800-843-5678).
If your child is missing from home, search through:
Piles of laundry
In and under beds
Inside large appliances
Vehicles – including trucks
Anywhere else that a child may crawl or hide
Notify the store manager or security office if your child cannot be found when in a store. Then immediately call your local law enforcement agency. Many stores have a Code Adam plan of action in place.
When you call law enforcement:
Provide law enforcement with your child’s Ident-A-Kid ID (using the share button) Tell them when you noticed your child was missing and what clothing he or she was wearing.
Share your Ident-A-Kid ID on social media with circumstances (date/time/location/description/etc.)