Cellphones Added to Amber Alert System
The state’s Amber Alert system is being expanded to cellphone customers, the first program of its kind in the nation, Gov. Jeb Bush said in Tallahassee.
The free program will allow subscribers to receive text messages when an alert is issued about a missing child.
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“It’s another step forward in our effort to bring children home where they belong,” Bush said.