How to Report a Missing Person
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How to report a missing person

Runaway-Missing Person-Non Custodial Parental Abduction

There is no waiting period you may report a person missing at any time. A person must be reported in the jurisdiction they are last seen. Here are the steps to report a runaway or missing person. Remember if force or foul play is used to take a person call 911. Otherwise follow the steps below.

Step 1. Gather information on your runaway or missing person, officers will need:

  • Full name
  • Date of birth
  • Height
  • Weight
  • Hair and eye color
  • Last known address
  • If they drive a vehicle we need make, model, color and plate if you have it
  • Current photo or photos
  • Custody or court paperwork, including visitation, guardianship or protective orders

Step 2. Anyone may report a person missing and there is no waiting period. Report to the nearest IMPD roll call site with all the above information.

District Headquarters Locations:

Step 3. Contact friends, family and others, look for your runaway or missing person, gather information and once contacted by detective share that information. Remember you can help locate them by taking an active role in assisting the police.