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Among the Handbook’s topics:
·A profile of missing persons: some key findings for police officers.
·Missing persons investigations and identification: issues of scale, infrastructure, and political will.
·Pregnancy and parenting among runaway and homeless young women.
·Estimating the appearance of the missing: forensic age progression in the search for missing persons.
·The use of trace evidence in missing persons investigations.
·The Investigation of historic missing persons cases: genocide and “conflict time” human rights abuses.
The depth and scope of its expertise make the Handbook of Missing Persons useful for criminal justice and forensic professionals, health care and mental health professionals, social scientists, legal professionals, policy leaders, community leaders, and military personnel, as well as for the general public.