Quad Cities Missing Persons Network
Criteria for reporting a missing person
1. Name of the missing person, and any nicknames or aliases
2. Physical description of the missing person
Age, date of birth
Clothes wearing at the time of the disappearance
Other distinguishing items, such as tattoos, scars
Date/time/location last seen
Circumstances of the disappearance
Whom the person was with and car if applicable
Is the person on any critical medications or have a condition that is dangerous?
Acknowledgement of police report filed (Not necessary that police had issued an alert yet)
History of search efforts to date
Was cell phone checked for use, location?
Were credit cards or bank accounts used?
What efforts have already been made to contact the missing
What resources are available to the family
Printing of fliers
Who should searchers contact if anything turns up (police?, family, email address, contact phone - be cautious giving out personal phone numbers. Consider a Trac phone for this use only)