This report, requested by the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform, reviews the practices in Ireland for dealing with missing persons and on the need to establish a dedicated missing persons unit within the Garda Síochána.
It also looks at the setting up of a missing children alert system similar to the “Amber Alert” response network in the USA. The report examines all the international mechanisms in place for tracing missing persons and the need for improved collaboration between organisations in achieving this goal. There are eighteen recommendations contained in this report.
Click here for the review on the implementation status of recommendations made in this report.