- "Every 40 seconds in the United States, a child becomes missing or is abducted."
"Family kidnapping is committed primarily by parents, involves a larger percentage of female perpetrators (43 percent) than other types of kidnapping offenses, occurs more frequently to children under 6, equally victimizes juveniles of both sexes, and most often originates in the home."
- "Based on the identity of the perpetrator, there are three distinct types of kidnapping: kidnapping by a relative of the victim or 'family kidnapping' (49 percent), kidnapping by an acquaintance of the victim or 'acquaintance kidnapping' (27 percent), and kidnapping by a stranger to the victim or 'stranger kidnapping' (24 percent)." Parents, make sure your child is always in the right care. Even if your related to the person who is with your child.