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Kidnapping It rarely has to do with a RANSOM NOTE and a drop-spot like on TV or in the movies, but in the roughly 115 or so cases of the classic stereotypical kidnappings that may occur annually in the United States, 40% of these children are killed... 4% are never 10UInd found Of these cases: around 70% are by a stranger and about 30% are by a 'slight acquaintance'. Every 40 seconds there is another report of someone under 18 missing or having been abducted. If you do the math, you'll find that equates to over 2,000 children every day. One child is slain for every 10,000 of those missing child reports, of which there are 800,000 a year. That's 80 kids a year. gone forever. While some of these reports are false-alarms or runaways, the fact is that child abduction is a real problem that parents across the country have a real fear of, and rightfully so! 75% of parents fear their child might be abducted. 75% 33% of parents said this was a frequent worry, with a degree of fear rivaling any other fears. 33% 69,000 of the 800,000 children reported missing annually are abducted. 69000 of 800000 missing 12,000 of these abductions were committed by non-family perpetrators, and 37% of those are by a total stranger to the victim. It isn't only strangers that are culprits. In 82% of reported cases, the culprit is a family member. The odds of a minor being kidnapped by someone they don't know is 1 in 560. The odds of being kidnapped by a family member are 1 in 180. These are some gruesome facts but its the reality. Most abductions happen within a QUARTER MILE of the victim's home. Sadly, more than 1 of every 5 children who are reported to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children are eventually found dead. Of them, 74% were dead within 3 hours of the abduction. Girls make up 3/4 of the victims of non-family child abductions. NON-FAMILY ABDUCTION PHENOMENON 75% of non-family perpetrators are male and 69% ) are younger than 30. Most strangers grab their victims on the street or try to lure them into their vehicles. - U.S. Justice Dept. 32% 25% 31% 46% 46% of the 32% of abductions take place on a street or in a car 25% of 31% of abductions take place in a park or wooded area victims were victims were physically assaulted. sexually assaulted. "In 80% of abductions by strangers, the first contact occurs within a quarter mile of the child's home. In many cases, the abduction does, too. U.S. Justice Dept. 40% 2/3 40% of 2/3 of the perpetrators used weapons. victims are girls. YOU can be part of the solution Log onto to start your path towards a rewarding career. cj> Criminal Justice Careers Sources: Image Sources: "Financial Diagram Stock Image" By renjith krishnan / "Silhouette Kids On White Stock Image" By sattva / SOURCES "I Miss You Card Stock Image" By metrue / "Glamour Girl Stock Image" By maple / "Chain And Hand Stock Photo" By worradmu / "Gun In Hand Stock Photo" By Naypong / "Boy Closing His Eyes And Ears Stock Photo" By David Castillo Dominici / "Astonished Professional Person Stock Photo By imagerymajestic /


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Kidnapping, also known as  ‘abduction,’ is a very serious issue in America. Every 40 seconds, there is another report of someone under 18, who has either gone missing or has been abducted. If the...


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