Amber Alert

Amber Alert


Definition of AMBER ALERT

:  a widely publicized bulletin that alerts the public to a recently abducted or missing child


from the United States Justice Dept. AMBER Alert Program that issues such bulletins, originally from Amber Hagerman †1996 United States victim of an abduction, later read as an acronym for America's Missing Broadcast Emergency Response
First Known Use: 1997


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