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Answered 2015-04-22 21:39:30

An amber alert is a public notification of a child abduction, named after a child abducted in Arlington, Texas. The letters also indicate an acronym, America's Missing: Broadcasting Emergency Response.

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When was AMBER Alert created?

AMBER Alert was created in 1996.


In what court did the amber alert started?

Amber Alert was developed by State Legislators, not in a courtroom.


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Why is it called an AMBER Alert when a child goes missing?

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Who invented Amber alerts?

who invented the amber alertMy neighbor Charles is the concerned citizen that called the Dallas area Radio station. He is the inventor of the AMBER ALERT. A lady that got her child abducted and 3 days later found her child in a creekface down. there has been no arrest made so far. Because of her abduction, theycreated the Amber Alert in memory of her name, Amber.


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Who was the primary sponsor of the AMBER Alert bill?

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Who was Amber Hagerman?

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What actors and actresses appeared in AMBER Alert - 2012?

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What does Amber Alert stand for?

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