25 years after the abduction of Amber Hagerman, hope and hard work continue

A large painted mural adorns a memorial for Amber Hagerman, the little girl who was abducted on her bike and later found dead in Arlington, Texas in 1996.(Tom Fox / Staff Photographer)

From the Dallas Morning News: “For the first time, police said they have DNA evidence that someday — with new technology that has solved other high-profile cold cases — could be the key to finding her killer.”

A hallmark of surviving families is their strength and resilience in keeping hope – active and intentional – alive in their child’s case. In working with law enforcement to

A large painted mural adorns a memorial for Amber Hagerman, the little girl who was abducted on her bike and later found dead in Arlington, Texas in 1996.(Tom Fox / Staff Photographer)

support the investigation, and in sharing their experiences and learnings with other families to support them, they do not give up, nor give in. They strive, they share, they help, they persevere.

The AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program (AATTAP) is honored to work with law enforcement and surviving families across the nation. We stand committed to continuing our efforts to provide training, resources, and opportunities for collaboration and learning. We work for continuous improvement in the protection of children; and the efficacy of response by law enforcement and other professionals working to safely recover endangered, missing and abducted children.

Read full story here: https://www.dallasnews.com/news/crime/2021/01/13/25-years-after-amber-hagermans-kidnapping-heres-why-detectives-stay-hopeful-for-a-breakthrough-in-her-case/

Photo by Tom Fox, Staff Photographer with Dallas Morning News: A large painted mural adorns a memorial for Amber Hagerman, the little girl who was abducted on her bike and later found dead in Arlington, Texas in 1996.