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What is the relationship between the AMBER™ Program and AmberAlert.com?

There is no direct relationship between the AMBER™ Program and AmberAlert.com. The AMBER™ Program is coordinated nationally by the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) and supported by The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC), visit www.amberalert.gov and www.missingkids.com, respectively. AmberAlert.com is a privately-held company providing support to state AMBER™ Programs by providing the Law Enforcement Alerting Portal, LEAP, at no cost. The DoJ and NCMEC are the authorities on the AMBER™ Program. AmberAlert.com is a technology company supporting the program by providing our LEAP technology to state law enforcement agencies and AMBER™ Controlling agencies at no cost. Additionally, Amber Alert GPS, a sister company of AmberAlert.com, developed an award-winning gps device designed to make the world a safer place for kids and give parents greater peace of mind.  The proceeds from the sale of the Amber Alert GPS device fund the operations of AmberAlert.com, including the provision of the LEAP system to state law enforcement. Utilization of the LEAP technology by State law enforcement does not constitute an endorcement by such agencies, DoJ or NCMEC of Amber Alert GPS or its products or services.

Is AmberAlert.com a government entity?

No. AmberAlert.com is a privately held technology company providing alerting technology and services to law enforcement agencies for the issuance of AMBER™ alerts.

Who owns AmberAlert.com ?

AmberAlert.com is privately held by Alert GPS Holdings, Corp.

How is AmberAlert.com funded?

Amber Alert GPS provides 100% of the funding for AmberAlert.com, most of which comes from revenues generated by the sale of Amber Alert GPS’s products and services, including it child gps device and its smartphone application for teenagers.”

Does AmberAlert.com charge State Law Enforcement Agencies for its alerting technology and support services?

No. AmberAlert.com provides the Law Enforcement Alerting Portal (LEAP) technology, along with service, support, training and maintenance, to State Law Enforcement Agencies at no cost.

What states utilize the AmberAlert.com alerting portal?

AmberAlert.com is the Primary Alerting Partner for Utah, Tennessee, Idaho, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Rhode Island, Oregon and Washington. AmberAlert.com is a Secondary Alerting Partner nationwide. Individuals can sign up to receive AMBER™ Alerts from AmberAlert.com nationwide.

Is there a charge for set up or training for the states?

No. AmberAlert.com sets up the systems, and provides training, maintenance and technical support at no cost.

What tech support is available for L.E.A.P.?

AmberAlert.com provides 24-hour live technical support for both the training environment and the operational/live portal used for alerting.

Does AmberAlert.com plan to expand to other states?

Yes. It is our goal to become the Primary Alerting partner for every state.