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Ohio Officials Meet to Discuss Amber Alert Procedure

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Ohio law enforcement and other officials are planning a meeting to discuss the current procedure following an Amber Alert.

On Wednesday January 23, the Ohio Amber Alert Steering Committee will meet to review the effectiveness of how officers respond after an Amber Alert is issued.

The Ohio Amber Alert Steering Committee is composed of representatives from the Ohio Emergency Management Agency; Ohio State Highway Patrol; Ohio Department of Transportation; Attorney General's Office – Missing Children Clearinghouse; State Emergency Communications Committee; Federal Bureau of Investigation; Buckeye State Sheriff's Association; Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police; Ohio Association of Broadcasters; a victim's advocate; and a representative from a local/regional AMBER plan.

The meeting will be held in Columbus, Ohio.

Stay with WTRF.com for further updates on what they determine.