Yearly Abductions Fact
800,000 children are reported missing every year.
Every 40 seconds a child goes missing in the U.S.
Approximately 50 of the children abducted yearly will be murdered.
4% of children kidnapped are never found.
The statistic leads you to believe that children are being kidnapped by total strangers, when really they would be more safer with a stranger.Education and fast response is helping to recover more children quicker and actually reduce child abductions. In the USA they have AMBERAmerica's Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response Alerts. These are emergency messages that are broadcasted to the public when a law enforcement agency determines that a child has been abducted and is in imminent danger. The broadcasts include information about the child and the abductor, including physical descriptions as well as information about the abductor’s vehicle – which could lead to the child’s recovery.
Abuducted Children Killed by Strangers
Killed by Fathers
Killed by Mothers
Killed by Male Acquaintances
Killed by Other Relatives
Child Abduction Social Experiment VideoIn the following video, a YouTuber who is famous for pranks decided to turn his talent to bring awareness to parents. He asks the parents how they think their child will respond if he (a complete stranger) asks them to go with him. All the parents unanimously say that their child would not go with a stranger.
In each situation the child left with a complete stranger!There was no background about the parents and how they educate their children, but we are left with the impression that they all counseled their children regularly about NOT going with strangers.