When someone you know goes missing

We offer support and guidance, no matter how long your person has been missing for.

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Find out what to do if someone you know is missing. Remember, you can report them missing any time, you do not have to wait 24 hours.

If you want to help with the search, there are ways that you can launch your own publicity appeal using posters or social media.

Read our guidance on dealing with the media, and using them to help with the search.

Understand the process that police will follow when someone is reported missing to them.

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