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Child Abductions / AMBER Alert #760177

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 19, 2004
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pete Williams) Hopes for an expansion of AMBER alerts to speed up the system for notifying the public that a child has been kidnapped featured; details given about the new ability for police officers to enter information directly from a patrol car that will immediately show up on highway signs, newsrooms, cell phones & pagers; photo shown of William Scott Hoffman††, who was rescued in Wisconsin 3 weeks ago. [Washington State Patrol Capt. Fred FAKKEMA†- says getting the information out immediately is great.] [System designer Chris WARNER††- explains the immediate updating.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Williams, Pete
Duration:
00:02:10

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