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    Chapter 17B: Establishment of department; "the department" defined

      Section: 52:17B-214: Information about the missing person for record.

3. At the time a missing person report is filed, the law enforcement agency shall seek to ascertain and record the following information about the missing person:

a. The name of the missing person, including any aliases;

b. Date of birth;

c. Identifying marks, such as birthmarks, moles, tattoos, and scars;

d. Height and weight;

e. Gender;

f. Race;

g. Current hair color and true or natural hair color;

h. Eye color;

i. Prosthetics, surgical implants, or cosmetic implants;

j. Physical anomalies;

k. Blood type, if known;

l. Any medications the missing person is taking or needs to take;

m. Driver's license number, if known;

n. Social security number, if known;

o. A recent photograph of the missing person, if available;

p. A description of the clothing the missing person was believed to be wearing at the time of disappearance;

q. A description of notable items that the missing person may be carrying and wearing;

r. Information regarding the missing person's electronic communications devices, such as a cell phone number or e-mail address;

s. The reasons why the reporting person believes that the person is missing;

t. The name and location of the missing person's school or employer, if known;

u. The name and location of the missing person's dentist and primary care physician, if known;

v. Any circumstances that may indicate that the disappearance was not voluntary;

w. Any circumstances that indicate that the missing person may be at risk of injury or death;

x. A description of the possible means of transportation of the missing person, such as the make, model, color, license, and Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) of a motor vehicle;

y. Any identifying information about a known or possible abductor or the person last seen with the missing person including:

(1) name;

(2) physical description;

(3) date of birth;

(4) identifying marks;

(5) description of possible means of transportation, such as the make, model, color, license, and Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) of a motor vehicle; and

(6) known associates;

z. Any other information that can aid in locating the missing person; and

aa. Date of last contact.

L.2007, c.279, s.3.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:55.

Older versions of 52:17B-214 (if available):

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