FBI app helps ID missing kids

The iPhone, iPad app makes it possible for parents to quickly email police


Stephanie Czekalinski
The Columbus Dispatch

The FBI introduced a smartphone application this month to help parents and law-enforcement agencies find a child who disappears.

The application stores basic information — photo, a physical description and contact information — on iPhones and iPads, making it possible for parents to quickly email that information to police, friends and relatives in an emergency.

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