Amber Alerts are maintained by the State of South Dakota.

Governor Daugaard proclaims May 25th Missing Children's Day in South Dakota

  • The request to declare an Amber Alert must come from a Law Enforcement Agency.
  • There must be credible evidence that a child under 18 years old has been abducted.
  • There must be evidence that the child is in danger of bodily harm or death.
  • There must be enough credible and useful information from eyewitnesses or other sources that could assist in the safe recovery of the child and arrest of the suspect.


For more information on amber alerts, please visit the state website.

 For a list of current amber alerts, please click here.

To request an amber alert, please click here

To sign up to receive email notifications about amber alerts, please click here.


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