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Jessica Lake

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OUR MISSION

Awareness. Knowledge. Prevention.

For all known reported missing children and adults in Illinois, we advocate, create awareness, counseling, services, support, equipment and tools needed, always in the best interest of the missing person when we are working with a loved one or family member of the missing person and law enforcement leading the missing person case.

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POLICY 1

Advocate for children and adults reported missing in Illinois without bias.

When the case is reported to us and the information we require is provided to us in order to effectively move forward with our Mission and policies.

Advocating for the missing and educating persons to investigate, advocate and publicize these cases without bias.

POLICY 2

To bring together all agencies and persons possible in the goal of finding the missing persons when leading a search, including (but not limited to) family or loved ones, searchers, law enforcement,  search and rescue / recovery teams (and/or individuals), the community and the media.

We must be provided all required information to effectively move forward with searches and/or investigations.

POLICY 3

To bring together loved ones of the missing for the purpose of awareness, counseling and advocating for their missing loved ones by creating events conducive to the purpose.

POLICY 4

To create awareness in policy changes needed in Illinois Law that will benefit the Missing Person.

To educate the public and agencies of the tools that are available in finding the Missing Person (such as other agencies, organizations, tools, equipment, teams and individuals available as resources).

POLICY 5

To advocate for those found who need assistance with aftercare including missing persons who have been found deceased in a manner of homicide or questionable homicide.

To advocate for those found who need assistance with aftercare including missing persons who have been found as a result of trafficking, kidnapping, abduction and/or any sexual assault or violent nature.

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Voltaire

“Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do”

CONTACT INFORMATION

P.O. Box 164, Grant Park, Illinois 60940

(312)620-0788

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Melissa DeCicco
Melissa DeCicco

Vice President

Gail Cochran
Gail Cochran

Secretary & Caseworker

Becca Anderson
Becca Anderson

Family Case Manager

Tracy Arnold
Tracy Arnold

Administrator to the Board

Gia Wright
Gia Wright

President & Founder

Lori Fugate
Lori Fugate

Event Coordinator

Laura Claussen
Laura Claussen

Advocate for Runaways

Gena Holbrook
Gena Holbrook

Advocate for the Murdered

Brian Staggs
Brian Staggs

Search & Rescue/Recovery Advocate