Missing Presumed...? The Police Response to Missing Persons

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


This report summarises the findings of research conducted in nine police forces. On the basis of interviews with key personnel and an examination of force missing person policies, the report outlines the main areas which need to be addressed by officers required to revise or prepare force policy. Examples of good practice are included. The report provides new empirical data on the volume of missing person cases reported to the police, and the outcomes recorded.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherHome Office Research, Development and Statistics Directorate
Commissioning bodyHome Office
Number of pages51
ISBN (Print)1840823062
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1999

Publication series

NamePolicing and Reducing Crime Unit: Police Research Series
PublisherHome Office

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