FBI ChildID app offers prarents preparedness without fear

Friday, August 5th, 2011

SACRAMENTO — The FBI just released a free mobile phone app that enables parents to provide the authorities with immediate identity information including current images in the event a child is lost or kid knapped.

Special Agent Steve Dupre of the Sacramento FBI office encourages parents to consider this child identity application as a tool that will act as insurance, but does not signal a rise in the threat of child abduction.

“In the unlikely …

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About Joanna Jullien

Joanna Jullien

Joanna (jullien@surewest.net) and her husband have raised two sons in Roseville, CA. She has a degree from U.C. Berkeley in Social Anthropology (corporate culture). Her honors thesis was awarded the Kroeber Prize and funding from National Science Foundation grant. Joanna writes to help parents with the modern-day leadership challenges of raising children. She is a contributing writer for The Granite Bay View, the Press Tribune, the Sacramento Examiner, and editor of Banana Moments.