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15th National Missing Persons Conference Sponsored by CUE Center for Missing Persons

The CUE Center for Missing Persons’ 15th Annual National Missing Persons Conference, “Turning Commitment into Action” will be held March 21-24, 2019

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CUE Center for Missing Persons Observes 13th National Missing Persons Conference

March 16-19, 2017 attendees will gather in Wilmington, North Carolina for the 13th annual National Missing Persons Conference sponsored by CUE Center for Missing Persons. The theme for the conference is “Embracing Dignity & Courage” and is open to all who are interested in the issue of missing persons. The location for the 2017 conference is the Holiday Inn, 5032 Market Street in Wilmington. Registration is now open and easily accessed at the CUE Center for Missing Persons website.  A Candlelight Vigil honoring all of the missing, victims of crime and their families will be held at the Wilmington Convention Center, 10 Center Drive, at 7:30pm Saturday, March 18 and is open to the public. The moving ceremony also recognizes those who have given their time and talents to missing persons with the Keeper of the Flame awards. Each year speakers and class instructors are carefully chosen as experts in their fields to offer attendees the best and latest information relative to missing persons, unsolved homicides, and ways for families to cope with the devastation. Along with …

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CUE Center for Missing Persons 12th Annual National Conference

”Paving the Way by Grace” is the theme for the 12th Annual National Missing Persons Conference sponsored by CUE Center for Missing Persons in Wilmington, North Carolina. The conference will be held March 17-20th at the Holiday Inn, 5032 Market Street, Wilmington, NC. The four-day event will focus on improving communication between families and agencies, exchanging ideas, and creating a unified support system for victims left behind. The National Missing Persons Conference is open to all who have an interest in supporting the primary cause of locating missing persons including search and rescue groups. In addition, the Conference is open to those who support victims of homicide, intimate partner violence and other crimes against both adults and youth. Advocates from law enforcement, victims’ assistance, youth groups, families of the missing and anyone with an interest in learning how they, too, can help are welcome. Registration is now open. LINK TO REGISTRATION The conference is both educational and informative, presenting cutting edge technology and ideas to make a difference in the way missing person’s cases are handled. “Through classes and presentations by those …

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The Roth Show: Dottie Laster, Human Trafficking and Monica Caison, Missing Persons

Join Dr. Laurie Roth weekdays at 7-10pm Pacific, 10pm-1am Eastern Listen LIVE or to the Archive: On Wednesday’s crime segment Dr. Laurie Roth digs into the issues of human trafficking and missing persons. Hour 1 featuring Dottie Laster and National Human Trafficking Awareness Month Dottie Laster says, “There is a growing problem within our schools where traffickers are infiltrating. Many unsuspecting students are unknowingly being groomed by traffickers who will introduce them to a living nightmare.” Laster will discuss the grooming tactics seen all across the country where students from stable environments are being targeted. Dottie Laster is one of the nation’s leading advocates for human trafficking victims, a certified and experienced trainer to law enforcement and advocates across the country, and one who has clearly taken up the issue of awareness and education of human trafficking globally.  Laster has been involved in the rescue and restoration of over 200 victims across the country, and through the Bernardo Kohler Center she is accredited to practice immigration law. Dottie Laster will be making several appearances during National Human Trafficking Awareness Month …

Annual On the Road to Remember Tour 2013 with CUE Center for Missing Persons

2013 marks the ninth year for CUE Center for Missing Persons annual On the Road to Remember Tour covering thousands of miles across the United States to bring awareness to missing persons and unsolved cases, many which have never been featured in media. The Road to RememberTour dates for 2013 are October 3-12th, ending with a grand finale at CUE headquarters in Wilmington, NC. Each year covering a different route, the tour will be hitting the following states: North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Virginia, Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama offering the opportunity for all families with missing loved ones, or those who advocate for them, to participate.  The annual tour was created to generate new interest in cold cases of missing people across our nation. The inspiration came in 2004 from the case of North Carolina college student Leah Roberts, who had gone on a cross-country trip of self-exploration. Her wrecked and abandoned vehicle was found, but Leah is still missing. Leah’s case went cold and interest faded until CUE volunteers set out on a grueling …