Amber Alert Program
Sign up for electronic Amber Alert notifications
The Amber Alert program empowers law enforcement, the media, and the public to combat child abduction by sending out immediate, up-to-date information that aids in the child's safe recovery.
- Amber Alert can only be activated by law enforcement agencies through the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
- Amber Alert is intended only for the most serious, time-critical child abduction cases.
- Amber Alert is not intended for cases involving runaways or parental kidnapping, except in life-threatening situations.
Amber Alert criteria:
- The abducted child must be 17years of age or younger.
- The abducted child must be in immediate danger of serious bodily injury or death.
- There must be enough descriptive information to believe a broadcast will assist or aid in the recovery.
The Colorado Amber Alert program is designed to broadcast critical information to the public of an abducted child believed to be in immediate danger. The Amber Alert message will be broadcast by using the Emergency Alert System, used by the radio and television stations. The Amber Alert message will also be displayed by CDOT on the highway information boards.
If you witness child abduction, or have information regarding a current Amber Alert, call 911. Take note of important information to help law enforcement, such as the description of the child and the suspect, the location of the event, a description and the license plate number of any vehicles involved.
For additional information visit the Colorado Bureau of Investigation website.