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Report It

If you have information about a missing child or suspected child sexual exploitation, report it to law enforcement and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children®.



What to do if your child is missing

  1. Immediately call your local law enforcement agency.
  2. After you have reported your child missing to law enforcement, call the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678).

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Report a missing child

To report a child missing or if you believe you have seen a missing child, call NCMEC toll-free 24 hours a day at 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678).

Report Child Sexual Exploitation

If you have information about suspected child sexual exploitation, including the exploitation of children by the possession, manufacture, distribution or receipt of child pornography report it to NCMEC’s CyberTipline® at www.cybertipline.com or call 1-800-843-5678.

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