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Kidnapping and Missing Children


Missing Children

Papers

Finkelhor, D., Henley, M., Turner, H., & Hamby, S. (2017). Family Abduction in a national Sample of US Children. Child Abuse and Neglect, 67, 403-407. doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2016.11.008 (CV346)

Sedlak, A. J., Finkelhor, D., & Brick, J. M. (2017). National estimates of missing children: Updated findings from a survey of parents and other primary caretakers. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Working for Youth Justice and Safety Juvenile Justice Bulletin.

Wolak, J., Finkelhor, D., and Sedlak, A.J. (2016). Child Victims of Stereotypical Kidnappings Known to Law Enforcement in 2011. Juvenile Justice Bulletin - NCJ 249249 (pgs. 1-20). Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office. (Order CV343)

Hammer, H., Finkelhor, D., Ormrod, R., Sedlak, A.J., and Bruce, C. (2008). Caretaker satisfaction with law enforcement response to missing children. Juvenile Justice Bulletin - NCJ217909 (pgs. 1-8). Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office.(CV 69)

Sedlak, A.J., Finkelhor, D., and Hammer, H. (2005). National Estimates of Children Missing Involuntarily or for Benign Reasons. Juvenile Justice Bulletin - NCJ206180, 1-12. Order (MC20), Washington, DC

Hammer, H., Finkelhor, D., Sedlak, A.J., and Porcellini L. (2004). National Estimates of Missing Children: Selected Trends, 1988-1999. Juvenile Justice Bulletin - NCJ206179, 1-8. Order (MC22) , Washington, DC

Highlights from the NISMART Bulletins. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. (2002). Juvenile Justice Fact Sheet.

Finkelhor, D., Hammer, H., and Sedlak, A.J. (2002). Nonfamily Abducted Children: National Estimates and Characteristics. Juvenile Justice Bulletin–NCJ196467, 1-16. Order (MC19)

Hammer, H., Finkelhor, D., and Sedlak, A.J. (2002). Children Abducted by Family Members: National Estimates and Characteristics. Juvenile Justice Bulletin–NCJ196466, 1-12. Order (MC17)

Hammer, H., Finkelhor, D., and Sedlak, A.J. (2002). Runaway/Thrownaway Children: National Estimates and Characteristics. Juvenile Justice Bulletin–NCJ196469, 1-12. Order (MC18)

Sedlak, A.J., Finkelhor, D., Hammer, H., and Schultz, D.J. (2002). National Estimates of Missing Children: An Overview. Juvenile Justice Bulletin–NCJ196465,1-12. Order (MC16)

Plass P., Finkelhor, D., and Hotaling G.T. (1997). Risk Factors for Family Abduction: Demographic and Family Interaction Characteristics.  Journal of Family Violence, 12(3):333-348. Order (MC11)

Plass P., Finkelhor, D., and Hotaling G.T. (1996). Family Abduction Outcomes: Factors Associated with Duration and Emotional Trauma to Children. Journal of Youth & Society, 28(1): 109-130. Order (MC12)

Asdigian N., Finkelhor, D., and Hotaling G.T. (1995). Varieties of Non-Family Abduction of Children & Adolescents. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 22(3):215-232. Order (MC8)

Finkelhor, D., Hotaling G.T., and Asdigian, N.(1995). Attempted Non-Family Abduction. Child Welfare, 74(5):941-955. Order (MC9)

Plass P., Gerald T. Hotaling, and Finkelhor, D. (1995). Police Involvement in Family Abduction Episodes. Crime & Delinquency,41(2):205-218. Order (MC13)

Finkelhor, D., Hotaling G.T., and Sedlak, A.J. (1992). The Abduction of Children By Strangers and Non-Family Members: Estimating the Incidence Using Multiple Methods. The Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 7(2):226-243. Order (MC4)

Finkelhor, D., Hotaling G.T., and Sedlak, A.J. (1991). Children Abducted by Family Members: A National Household Survey of Incidence and Episode Characteristics. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 53: 805-817. Order (MC3)

Finkelhor, D., Hotaling G.T., and Sedlak, A.J. (1990). National Incidence Study of Missing, Abducted, Runaway and Thrownaway Children in America (NISMART 1)