Mo. police chose immediate advisory over Amber Alert in case of missing boy
P-1 Editor's Note -- The Endangered Person Advisory, a critical tool to help find missing people, was developed in 2005 in response to the limitations of Amber Alerts. New criteria includes the word "unexplained" as a reason a person might be missing and opens up the possibilities for other factors that may put a person in danger.
By Todd C. Frankel
Copyright 2007 St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)