Public Safety

Missing Persons

Arkansas Missing Children Services ProgramThe Arkansas Attorney General’s office serves as an information clearinghouse for reports on Arkansas’s missing children and acts as the main point of contact between the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and nonprofit missing children organizations in the State. The Attorney General’s office also works with families of the missing, law enforcement, social service agencies and clearinghouses in other states.

Never Forgotten ─ Arkansas Takes Action

Law Enforcement Training

Tuesday, December 1 ─ 9 a.m. to noon
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Law enforcement, attorneys and interested members of the public are encouraged to register for the virtual Never Forgotten training that will feature a keynote by State Rep. Rebecca Petty; overview of resources to provide families in missing persons cases by the Morgan Nick Foundation and NamUs; and a presentation by Arkansas State Police on Amber, Silver and Endangered Missing Alerts.

Three hours of CLEST credit and 2.5 hours of CLE have been approved.

Family Sharing Sessions

Tuesday, December 1 ─ 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
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Saturday, December 5 ─ 10 a.m. to noon
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General Rutledge hugging a family memberAttorney General Rutledge in partnership with the Morgan Nick Foundation encourages families of Arkansas missing persons to sign up for one or both of the family sharing sessions that will be hosted on Zoom.

In addition to Representative Petty who will serve as keynote speaker, these sessions will offer opportunities for families to share their stories; discuss self-care; and speak with representatives from the Arkansas State Police, Crime Information Center and Crime Lab, as well as the FBI.

For more information, contact Rachel Ellis at 501-682-3645 or rachel.ellis@arkansasag.gov.

Never Forgotten Database

NeverForgotten.ar.gov, launched in 2016 and hosted by Arkansas Crime Information Center, enables the public to access information on missing persons cases with an easy-to-use searchable database. NeverForgotten.ar.gov news conferenceBefore this website was created, the public had limited access to information on missing persons.

NeverForgotten.ar.gov includes all missing persons from Arkansas and will be updated regularly. Arkansans who have missing loved ones should share as much information as possible, especially the most recent available photographs with their local law enforcement agency. Local agencies will provide updated information to ACIC to be included on the website.
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NeverForgotten.ar.gov is also made possible by the Arkansas Association of Chiefs of Police, Arkansas Sheriffs’ Association, Arkansas State Crime Lab, Arkansas State Police, Federal Bureau of Investigation – Little Rock Division, Morgan Nick Foundation and the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System.

child ID kitChild ID Kit

Free Child ID kits are availabe to Arkansas families to keep a record of physical, medical and dental information. The kit includes a fingerprint strip and place for fingerprints, as well as a photograph.

Order Child ID Kits on the online form.

Missing Adult Resource Guide

Missing Adult Resource GuideFree guides to include checklists to follow when a loved one goes missing and resources are available.

Order Missing Adult Resource Guides on the online form or email community@arkansasag.gov.

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