On Friday, February 7, 2020 shortly before 4:00 P.M. Johnson County Central Dispatch E-911 was notified of a possible missing juvenile in the area of the 100 block of SE 1181 Road.

Through a rapid response from initial units, it was determined that a search for the child needed to be initiated and additional units were dispatched to the scene.

Recently multiple agencies throughout Johnson County came together to collaborate and draft a protocol to outline a multi-agency integrated response to situation such as this. Due to the child’s age and call information the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, Johnson County Fire Protection District, Johnson County Ambulance District and Johnson County EMA responded

Within less than an hour of the initial call the child was located and found to be safe.

"We would like to thank all of the public for sharing the information regarding this missing juvenile and quickly spreading the message to help in the search," said the Johnson County EMA.

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Agencies involved in the response included Johnson County, Missouri E-911, Johnson County MO Sheriff's Office, Johnson County Ambulance District, Johnson County Fire Protection District, Johnson County Emergency Management Agency and the Missouri State Highway Patrol.