The Washington State Patrol is reminding both the public and other law enforcement agencies that despite the shutdown of the federal government, the AMBER Alert system remains in full operation.
Washington State Amber Alert Coordinator, Carri Gordon, says the agency has heard several incorrect reports on both mainstream and social media about the status of the system geared to help recover abducted children…"CLICK HERE" for Audio
Gordon also shared the two newest alerts that are now available in Washington state: The Endangered Missing Person Advisories and an alert that is being called the Blue Alert..."CLICK HERE" for Audio
For more information and to sign up to receive Amber Alerts in Washington you can go to www.amberalert.com. Those who sign up for Amber Alerts will automatically also receive the Endangered Missing Person Advisories and Blue Alerts.