Middletown Press: Montana extends deadline for missing persons database

The Middletown Press: Montana extends deadline for missing persons database. “Montana’s Missing Indigenous Persons Task Force has extended the deadline for tribal colleges to apply for a grant to start and administer a database of missing American Indians. Officials say none of the state’s seven tribal colleges applied for the $25,000 grant by the Dec. 13 deadline. The task force voted last Thursday to extend the deadline to Jan. 25 with the goal of awarding the grant by mid-February.”

The Sociable: FindMeBahamas launches to find missing people after Hurricane Dorian

The Sociable: FindMeBahamas launches to find missing people after Hurricane Dorian. “Over 4,000 people in the Caribbean still have unknown statuses following Hurricane Dorian’s destruction in late August and early September. At one point Grand Bahama Island was almost completely covered by water while the Abacos were all but annihilated. To help find the thousands of missing people in the Caribbean, Trueface partnered with Bluestone Technologies Ltd, and today they launched FindMeBahamas.”

KSAL: KBI Missing Person Website Unveiled

KSAL: KBI Missing Person Website Unveiled. “The new site allows for searches by a missing person’s name, or by Kansas county. You can also search based on demographics such as name, gender, age, or the date the missing person was last seen. When using the site, individuals are able to submit tips, information, and sightings directly to the KBI.”

ABC: Google Earth leads to discovery of William Moldt’s remains, 22 years after he went missing

ABC: Google Earth leads to discovery of William Moldt’s remains, 22 years after he went missing. “William Moldt was reported missing in 1997 at the age of 40, after failing to return home from a night out in Lantana, Florida in the United States. A search was launched, but the case went cold — until last month.”

CTV: New high-tech web tool aims to enlist Canadians to help find missing kids

CTV: New high-tech web tool aims to enlist Canadians to help find missing kids. “Thousands of children are reported missing across the country each year but only a handful of Amber Alerts are issued, potentially leaving large numbers of people who might be able to help find them in the dark. Now, a new website that aims to reach far more people than is currently the case — especially those who might be close to where the child went missing — is launching on Tuesday.”

Miami New Times: Bahamians Crowdsource Social Media to Find Relatives After Hurricane Dorian

Miami New Times: Bahamians Crowdsource Social Media to Find Relatives After Hurricane Dorian. “…Bahamian residents have created their own search teams on social media, WhatsApp, and even Google Docs. Facebook groups that formed years ago to share local happenings are now being used to locate missing loved ones. A WhatsApp group chat with almost 300 members searching for relatives is at capacity. And locals are accounting for those who have been found safe through a crowdsourced spreadsheet.”