OJJDP Awards NCMEC $28 Million To Prevent Child Abduction and Sexual Exploitation

On September 14, 2017, OJJDP announced an award of more than $28 million to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children to support efforts to prevent child abduction and sexual exploitation. The Center will use the grant award to fund its operations and provide support and training to help law enforcement locate and recover missing and exploited children. “Enhancing public safety, which includes protecting our children, is a fundamental priority of our Office,” said OJJDP Acting Administrator Eileen M. Garry.