When a missing child report is given to a local law enforcement agency and every person accountable for the care of a child under 18 years of age, including, but not limited to, parents, grandparents, other relatives, teachers, or other caregivers, has been contacted and confirms that the whereabouts of the child is unknown, the local law enforcement agency shall immediately request an emergency missing child alert, if the criteria adopted by the Alabama State Law Enforcement Agency have been met.

(Act 2015-28, §3.)

Terms Used In Alabama Code 26-19B-3

  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Alabama Code 1-1-1