October 24 – On the five-year anniversary of Amber Hagerman’s abduction and murder, NCMEC launched its AMBER Plan campaign to promote the program across the country. A training kit, including a manual and video for both law enforcement and broadcasters was developed and provided upon request free of charge. NCMEC designated AMBER to stand for America’s Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response. At this time, there were 27 programs across the U.S. –four are statewide including Oklahoma, Florida, Arkansas and Michigan. Sixteen children have been saved by the program – 9 children from Dallas, 3 children from Houston and 2 children from Florida.