Amber Hagerman, a bright little 9-year-old, was kidnapped and brutally murdered while riding her bike in Arlington, Texas. With the news of this tragedy many people were outraged and shocked. People contacted radio stations in the Dallas area and suggested that they should broadcast alerts so in many cases it would help prevent these kinds of incidents from occurring. In response to the concern from the people, the DallasFort Worth Association of Radio Managers teamed up with local law-enforcement agencies to develop this brilliant warning system. It has been shown that when a child is abducted the worst factor is time.
The Amber Plan works by the three criteria set by the National Center for Missing Exploited Children being met. The law enforcement has to confirm a child has been abducted. The law enforcement has to come to the conclusion that the abducted child is in danger of serious harm or even death. There also has to be