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FVTC Presents ‘The Call Every Parent Dreads’ Missing Persons Event

The Criminal Justice Center for Innovation at Fox Valley Technical College is presenting a free community event as part of its annual national Responding to Missing & Unidentified Persons conference on Tuesday, February 21 at 7:00 p.m. at its Appleton campus in room A170 inside entrance 16.

Parent Carrie McGonigle is bring her national awareness campaign on child safety to Appleton and FVTC’s conference to share her compelling story of the abduction, rape, and murder of her 14-year-old daughter, Amber. Her story sends a strong message about the importance of teaching children and young adults personal empowerment in responding to potential dangers.

No pre-registration is necessary. For more information on the event, call (920) 735-5738.

FVTC Praised in New Book for Training those Who Protect Us 

Fox Valley Technical College’s annual Responding to Missing & Unidentified Persons conference received numerous praises for bringing together key professionals together annually for best practice training in the prevention of and responses to issues regarding missing children and adults.

The book, The Last Place You’d Look (Rowman & Littlefield, 2011), written by Carole Moore, chronicles trues stories of missing persons and the people who search for them. One of Moore summations of FVTC’s vital roles in the book reads,
“The Appleton, Wisconsin, college has led the way in bringing families and investigators together in the field of missing persons and recovered unidentified human remains. Its annual conference is excellent (212).”

For more information on the book, call (920) 735-5738.

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