In 1984, John Walsh, Revé Walsh & other child advocates founded the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) as a private, non-profit org.

Alexandria, VA
Joined July 2012
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Question for our followers! How would you feel if we changed our Twitter handle from @MissingKids to @NCMEC? (National Center for Missing & Exploited Children) Our mission is to not only help find missing kids, but to fight child exploitation and prevent victimization. Vote⤵️
48% Change to @NCMEC
52% Keep @MissingKids
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Had a lovely time this morning chatting about #videogames and safety with @FOSI @MissingKids @ESRBRatings @esa
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URGENT MISSING CHILD ALERT! 14-year-old Malia-Rachel Thompson was last seen November 28, 2021 and may be in the local Kansas City, KS area. @KCKPDChief is concerned for her safety.
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As many of our members work to ensure visibility of new innovations, tech and best practices for #OnlineSafety, it's great to see @CyanForensics included in this new blog from @MissingKids as hits 100 million reports of online abuse to its CyberTipline.
NCMEC's #CyberTipline has surpassed a daunting new milestone. With the help of dedicated partners like @CyanForensics, whose tools assist police investigating child sexual abuse crimes, we're better able to help safeguard children. Learn more at: missingkids.org/blog/2021/10…
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NCMEC retweeted
The Albany Police Department needs help from the community to locate two missing teens, all last seen in November. wfxl.com/news/local/three-te… @wfxl @MissingKids @missingpeople
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NCMEC's #CyberTipline has surpassed a daunting new milestone. With the help of dedicated partners like @CyanForensics, whose tools assist police investigating child sexual abuse crimes, we're better able to help safeguard children. Learn more at: missingkids.org/blog/2021/10…
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Montgomery County Police – SVID detectives have located one-year-old Ziona Amaya and her father, Cornelius Smith. Smith and the toddler were located in New York City, after being spotted by a passenger on a subway. montgomerycountymd.gov/mcgpo… #MCPNews
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Found Safe! Ziona & her father were located in NYC, after being spotted by a passenger on the subway. That passenger recognized them from the Montgomery County Police news release that had been shared by the group, @BAM_FI on Facebook. Via @mcpnews montgomerycountymd.gov/mcgpo…
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Have you seen this child? Alexandria Maione, 17 | Mesa, AZ Alexandria may be in the local Mesa, AZ area or she may travel to other cities in AZ. @MesaPD
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Students at @School10Tigers got to virtually meet “Clicky” the safety robot from @NetSmartz. Students asked questions and gave ideas of characters for future digital citizenship videos. @LindenSchoolsNJ are using their Net Smarts!
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Join us tomorrow! FOSI's @StephenBalkam, @CallahanWalsh of @NCMEC, @PatriciaEVance of @ESRBRatings, and @DrKowert of @TakeThisOrg will discuss online safety, privacy, children’s protection, and video games to learn the smartest approaches to the world of online play.
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New age progression created by forensic artists at NCMEC shows what Bryan Dossantos-Gomes may look like today at 14 years old. Bryan was only 4 weeks old on Dec. 1, 2006 when he was allegedly abducted at knifepoint by a stranger. missingkids.org/blog/2021/un…
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NCMEC retweeted
.@MarinaMarraco joins us live with update and ongoing search. How you can help @NCMEC @fox5dc #MISSING #missingkids
RIGHT NOW: Montgomery County police searching for missing 1-year-old Ziona Amaya and her father. The latest on the search at 10pm @fox5dc fox5dc.com/news/montgomery-c…
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Detectives from the Montgomery County Police – Special Investigations Division (SVID) are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing one-year-old from Silver Spring, and her 28-year-old father. montgomerycountymd.gov/mcgpo… #MissingChild #MCPNews #MCPD
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