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Alaska adopts 'Silver Alerts' for missing adults

...effective Thursday, said DPS spokeswoman Megan Peters. Peters said the "Alaska Silver Alert" system is similar to the Amber Alert system, which notifies the public of certain child abduction and kidnapping cases.Many states already have Silver...
Legislators ponder police drone usage

...something similar.He added that the department also plans to use the aircraft for things like search and rescue missions, amber alert tracking and mapping serious traffic accidents.Law enforcement agencies seeking to employ the drones will have to adopt...
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Alaska Briefs

...of $100,000 bail. Alaska's Amber Alert system almost ready ANCHORAGE - The state's Amber Alert system should be running by the...villages and military personnel. The Amber Alert systems were named after Amber...
'AMBER' an important new face on Facebook

...Broadcast Emergency Response. "The AMBER Alert system is part of the Department...child abduction that requires an AMBER Alert I'll be grateful for any opportunity...out, including Facebook." The AMBER Alert expansion to Facebook became available...
Statewide test of EAS system set for Wednesday state television stations, satellite and cable television services and radio stations, the release states. The EAS is designed to allow authorities to deliver emergency information, such as AMBER alerts and severe weather warnings.
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Alaska Editorial: We're silver

...Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and developmental disabilities.Rep. Max Gruenburg, who introduced HB59, likened it to the Amber Alert program for missing children, and said it can save lives by getting efforts coordinated to find the missing person...
Mother implicated in infant's disappearance

...reported her baby missing is accused of orchestrating the disappearance, which triggered Alaska's first fully initiated Amber Alert. Elisa LaCroix is charged with making a false abduction report. In January, the 20-year-old woman was charged...
12-year-old Anchorage girl OK after Amber alert

...lured his girlfriend's 12-year-old sister away from home because he was upset with his girlfriend's mother. An Amber alert was issued Wednesday for the 12-year-old before police tracked her down to an apartment where she was found unharmed...
State tests nation's emergency alert system

...well-versed in similar exercises conducted through the national public warning system to test tsunami warnings and Amber Alerts within the largest state in the country. Alaska's extreme isolation also cuts down on the chance of the test reaching...
Troopers: Alaskans can get Amber alerts by email, text

...Friday marked the official National AMBER Alert Awareness Day, and Alaska State...anytime to receive notification of Amber alerts via cell phone or email.The national AMBER Alert Program is an early warning bulletin...


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