The Missing Children Act of 1985 established a Montana Missing Persons Clearinghouse within the Department of Justice.
In March 2008, the department implemented a searchable online database that, for the first time, is updated in real time and includes any photos provided by law enforcement. It is our hope that having up-to-date information available to teachers and community members throughout the state will increase the likelihood that someone will identify a missing person and contact the Clearinghouse or law enforcement.
The Missing Persons Clearinghouse:
Michael Faccenda, a fifth grader at Lincoln Elementary in Great Falls, is the winner of the 2017 Montana Bring Our Missing Children Home poster contest.
The Missing Persons List displays each individual’s:
The list also indicates:
Missing Person Details typically provides a description of the individual. It may also state where he or she was last seen and include photos of other individuals the missing person was believed to be with. In situations in which a young child has been missing for a long period, there may be an “age-progressed” photo that shows what the child may look like now.
A missing person’s information may include other dates of birth if the individual used more than one birth date, or if family or friends provided differing birth dates.
If you have any information about an individual listed on this site please call: