DANVILLE — As of 2016, more than 450,000 children have been reported missing throughout the United States. In Indiana, there are currently more than 900 children who have been reported missing and who have yet to be found.
According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, a child ID kit is one of the most important tools that law enforcement can have at its disposal in case of an emergency along with an up-to-date photo of good quality.
This past Tuesday afternoon, members of the Calvary Chapel of Danville went to Sheriff Brett Clark’s office to donate 500 child ID kits.
“They reached out to use this fall wanting to make a donation that might help children and families in our community,” Capt. Amanda Goings said. “These kits can be given to parents and families at community events to record vital information and DNA samples from their children.”
The kits are then