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Research brief: missing persons



Using data from two research reports, the authors provide an introduction to the issue of missing persons. They cover: definitions of missing persons; who traces them; risk criteria used in responding to missing person reports; and initiatives to improve the tracing of missing persons.

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Swanton B & Wilson P. 1989. Research brief: missing persons. Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice No. 17. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/tandi/tandi17