More than 1,800,000 children are reported missing in the United States each year. Since it's nationwide launch in 2001, Amber Alert has helped find 174. 49 states use the Amber Alert system to alert authorities a child has been kidnapped or is missing.
Four criteria must be met before the alert is issued.
In Lubbock, an Amber Alert was issued for Joanna Rogers on May 6, 2004. The search continues more than six month's later. The then 16-year-old was last seen inside her home. While tips continue to come into the Lubbock Sheriff's Department, there is no sign of Joanna.
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