WHEREAS, the abduction of a child is a serious and reprehensible act; and
WHEREAS, , the community needs to be informed as expeditiously as possible about the missing child in order to aid law enforcement in its search efforts; and
WHEREAS, South Carolina currently has in place a state system designed to broadcast relevant information about child abduction by strangers; and
WHEREAS, local law enforcement agencies in South Carolina have also established systems for broadcasting relevant information about child abduction by strangers; and
WHEREAS, representatives of law enforcement and transportation agencies, broadcasting and other media professionals, elected officials, and other agencies are working together to ensure that South Carolina's missing child alert system is of the utmost effectiveness and timeliness; and
WHEREAS, a coordinated effort between local, state, and federal agencies is essential to enhancing the missing child alert systems; and
WHEREAS, , the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division has been the State law enforcement agency point of contact for statewide law enforcement issues in general and the statewide missing child alert system in particular.
NOW, THEREFORE, Chief Robert M. Stewart of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is hereby designated as the State agency law enforcement representative in the ongoing efforts to expand and coordinate the missing child alert system in South Carolina.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 28th DAY OF AUGUST, 2002.
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