Application for CART Certification

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This form is to request CART Certification.

Child Abduction Response Team (CART) Certification consists of a review of policies and protocols to include the following standards: Response Criteria, Team Composition, Notification Protocol, Communication, Command and Control, Search Operations, Training, Legal Issues, Equipment Inventory, CART Protocols, Victim Assistance and Reunification, and Community Education. Other documents for review are organizational charts, MOUs and/or Mutual Aid Agreements and CART training records. This program also involves a mock field abduction exercise to test the proficiency and capabilities of the CART program. Teams will be evaluated in response, policy compliance, operational capacity and overall performance. Teams successfully completing the assessment, policy compliance standards and all other certification requirements will be certified for performance by the U.S. Department of Justice.

Questions can be directed to or call (877) 71-AMBER.

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Complete the following questions.
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*Signed letters of agreement from all of the lead agencies must accompany this application OR signed and dated MOU with all CEO’s signatures.