WCSO to Recognize National Missing Children’s Event Today at Mt. Juliet Chick-fil-A
Wilson County Sheriff’s Office will join with the Mt. Juliet Chick-fil-A in observance of National Missing Children’s Awareness Month today from 5-8 p.m. WCSO SROs will be doing complimentary fingerprinting for children at the event and give out goodie bags to children who participate.
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children annually hold events during this time of the year to raise awareness of the threat of child abduction and inform the public of ways the keep children safe in addition to supporting victims’ families. The National Missing Children’s Day is an annual observance throughout the country on or near May 25.
Sheriff Robert Bryan encourages families to be aware and make their children aware of the potential child abduction dangers. “It takes all of us to be alert and be aware of potential child abduction risks by paying attention to Amber Alerts and other news of missing children,” Sheriff Bryan said.
Other emergency agencies will be on hand with numerous displays and activities in addition to free finger-printing by WCSO SROs. If anyone is interested in having their child’s safety seat checked for correct installation, the Mt. Juliet Fire Department will be on hand to assist.