Missing Children Program

Missing Child Program Information for Parents

STATISTICS

REPORTING MISSING CHILDREN IN OHIO

  • In 2011, the Ohio Missing Persons Unit (MPU) was relocated to better coordinate and convey information about services related to missing children and adults.
  • The MPU has a toll-free hotline, 800-325-5604, to field calls from law enforcement, parents, community members, and the media. The hotline is answered 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
  • The MPU‟s website, www.OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov/MissingPersons, is also available to provide visibility for missing person cases and as a central location for families and the public seeking resources and guidance

 

REPORTING MISSING CHILDREN TO YOUR SCHOOL

  • Under State’s “Missing Child Law”, parents or guardians must notify the school by the morning of any school day their child is not attending.

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