Everyone has positive and negative experiences in their life. Some of the most memorable positive experiences include graduating from school, getting married, having kids, making friends, attending concerts, playing sports, and so much more. People set goals to achieve many of the things on this list. The list of negative experiences are not anything that people are hoping to have happen to them. This includes divorce, fatal car accidents, major health problems, death of a loved one, and having someone you love go missing. Here at Advanced Private Investigator & Security of Miami FL we are here to help you deal with some of the things on the negative experience list.
How to Increase Odds of Finding a Missing Person Alive
One thing that we do on a regular basis is help people who had a loved one go missing. When someone you loves goes missing it is an extremely scary ordeal. Your mind immediately goes to the worst case scenario. You feel helpless, overwhelmed, scared, sad, angry, and more. If you find yourself in this position there are some steps that you will want to take to increase your odds of locating your loved one.
Contact Local Hospitals & Jails for Missing Persons
If someone you know is missing you will want to contact local hospitals and jails. If they were in an accident or were arrested they will not have access to their phone. You could be calling and calling and calling but their phone is not even with them. Hospitals and jails are excellent places to start looking for them. Many times people are able to find their loved one with this first tip.
Track Down a Missing Person By Asking Friends & Family
In addition to contacting the local hospitals and jails you will also want to contact their family and friends. Hopefully you have some contact information for the people that are in their close circle. Calling and texting their friends and family may result in finding the missing person. If nothing else it can give you some tips about where they may have headed.
Social Media & Missing Persons
Social media is another great resource in your missing person search. You may find that they have posted on one of their social media accounts. Any posts could help you see where they might be or who they might be with. You could also try reaching out to them on social media. Many times people will respond on social media when friends reach out to them.
Call Police to Report Missing Person
You will also want to make sure that you contact your local police department. For years you may have heard that you can only call the police if the person has been missing for at least 24 hours but that is not actually true. If the missing person is young or in a vulnerable state of mind you definitely want to contact the authorities sooner rather than later. When you go to the police make sure that you take current pictures of the missing person. In addition to contacting the police you can also register the person with missing person databases. The national Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs) is run by the US Department of Justice. They may be able to help you get information about your missing loved one.
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If you have tried all of these things and just cannot find them, give Advanced Private Investigator & Security of Miami FL a call. We work hard to locate missing persons for our valued clients!