Poplar Bluff police will offer free child ID kits | Events
POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - The Poplar Bluff police department, coordinating with the F.B.I. St. Louis Division and the F.B.I. St. Louis Citizens Academy Alumni Association, is offering free child ID kits.
The offer comes after a 5-year-old Poplar Bluff girl was abducted and successfully rescued on Oct. 24, 2012.
The free child ID kit giveaway will take place at the Black River Coliseum in Poplar Bluff on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
By getting a child fingerprinted and completing the FBI Child ID App, parents can immediately give law enforcement the information if a child goes missing.
"Completing these two steps will empower parents by knowing they are prepared," said Tim Feeny, acting Special Agent in Charge of the F.B.I. St. Louis Division. "A child is more likely to get lost at a mall or public event than to be abducted. With the F.B.I. Child ID App, parents can instantly e-mail their child's picture and information to security or law enforcement."
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