DENVER — Police said a teen reported missing last week has been found.
CBI said the alert was deactivated after the teen was found safe.
On January 1, 2023, a new system to alert the public about missing indigenous people launched thanks to a law signed in 2022.
SB 22-150 expanded the investigation into cases of missing and murdered Indigenous people, and created the Missing Indigenous Person Alert (MIPA) through the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.
A request for a MIPA must come from police. The law also requires a law enforcement agency that receives a report of a missing Indigenous person to tell CBI within eight hours if it involves an adult, or within two hours for a missing child.
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