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What to Do Next: Private Investigators’ Advice for Parents of Missing Children

What to Do Next: Private Investigators' Advice for Parents of Missing Children

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Introduction to the case

No one prays for their child to go missing because of how terrifying and terrible the experience is for the parent or guardian of that child. It is disheartening to be in a position where you want to recover the child, but you are overwhelmed and helpless. Pushing aside your feelings, you need to know what you can do in this critical situation to ensure your child comes home safe. So, below are some of the steps you can follow.

Search immediate surroundings

When it comes to missing children and child abduction cases, you have to stay calm. It may seem impossible, but you have to try because that is the only way you can think clearly and make good decisions that will bring you closer to finding your child. Then, start searching your immediate surroundings. Is there any place you both like visiting nearby, like a playground? Could there be inside the house or hiding? You may be surprised that the child is just hiding or lost because they wandered off.

Contact family and friends

According to a private investigator of a missing person, another step you should take when your child goes missing is to reach out to family members, friends, and neighbors to see if anyone has seen your child or has any information about their whereabouts. Find out if they have seen your child. Also note down when last you or any of them saw your child, what the child was wearing, or anything that seemed off. Leverage community support in your search efforts.

Contact law enforcement

There are local law enforcement to reach out to for emergency response on your missing child case. If you have the resources, you should also hire a missing persons private detective. They often have the resources at their disposal to locate your child quickly. Provide them with all the necessary details and information you have gathered. Ensure that the picture of your missing child is a recent photo printed out so that they will do their work better. Give them all information no matter how minute they may seem because it may just be the key to finding your child.

Share information on social media

Although social media has its downsides, but it also has its good sides. We have seen so many people being found because they are reported missing online and maybe someone came across the post and reached out to the family. So, share information about your missing child on social media platforms to reach a wider audience and facilitate in spreading the word. It can help you find your child quicker

Stay in touch with authorities

Continually reach out to law enforcement agents and detectives working on finding your child. They will update you with information and tell you what to do to find your missing child. Besides doing this, also monitor the posts you made online to be aware in case any information comes up


Following the steps shared here will help you find your child quicker. We understand how this situation can be quite an ordeal which is why we will advise you to take care of yourself and utilize all the help you can get from the authorities, investigation agencies, community, volunteers, family, friends, etc. Do not stress but try to be hopeful and keep all avenues of communication open. At Keefe Private Investigations, we see how important it is for families of missing children to find their missing child or loved one, and we can help you with our unparalleled investigation services. For more insights or our services, visit us at or 

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