Michigan AMBER Alert Program Partners

Michigan Association of Broadcasters


Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police

Michigan Sherrif's Association



Amber Alert Criteria

Officer and Baby

AMBER Alert may only be activated by the Michigan State Police and must be requested by a Michigan Law Enforcement Agency which is actively investigating a case where a child less than 17 years of age, is a victim of abduction, and/or is missing and considered at imminent risk of great bodily harm or death.  Imminent risk of great bodily harm or death can only be determined by a trained investigating officer(s) during the course of the preliminary investigation into the missing child incident.  A child is considered to be at imminent risk of great bodily harm or death if:

AMBER Alert cannot be activated for a runaway child or a child who is a victim of a parental abduction involved in a civil dispute.











For more information and statistics about Michigan's missing and abducted children here are some helpful links:

MSP Missing Child Information Clearinghouse

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Michigan State Police