Operation Child Identification


More than 800,000 children are reported missing in the United States each year, making child safety is a concern of parents, communities and police throughout the country.

When a child is reported missing, law enforcement agencies require accurate and current information about the child as quickly as possible in order to begin a search. However, in most cases, parents are so distraught they have difficulty answering even simple questions concerning their child.
The Child Identification Kit provided by the Sanford Police Department is designed to eliminate this problem by providing police with photographs, thumbprints and DNA samples, along with other pertinent information concerning your child to assist in a rapid recovery of your missing or abducted child.

Hopefully, you will never have to use this kit, but in the event you do, the information provided in this kit will assist the Sanford Police Department in finding your child as soon as possible.

Obtain a Kit

For more information on how you can receive a Child Identification Kit contact the Sanford Police Department at 919-775-8268, and ask to speak to someone in the Community Policing Unit.