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Managing AMBER Alerts in Texas

We’ve all gotten those alerts on our smartphones or seen them on the electronic freeway signs: An AMBER alert for a missing child. But how does the system work? How effective is it? We find out how AMBER alerts are managed in Houston by the non-profit Texas Center for the Missing.

We’ve all gotten those alerts on our smartphones or seen them on the electronic freeway signs: An AMBER alert for a missing child. But how does the system work? How effective is it?

We find out how AMBER alerts are managed in Houston by the non-profit Texas Center for the Missing.

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