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§ 150.12A. Missing or runaway persons--Reports--National Crime Information Center entries--Proc...

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 74. State Government

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 74. State Government (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 5. State Bureau of Investigation
74 Okl.St.Ann. § 150.12A
§ 150.12A. Missing or runaway persons--Reports--National Crime Information Center entries--Procedures and guidelines--Family abduction reports--Missing children publicity and hotline
A. It shall be the duty of any sheriff, chief of police, city marshal, constable, or any other law enforcement officer, immediately upon receipt of any report of a missing or runaway person, to send one copy of such report to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation and enter such information, when applicable, to the National Crime Information Center. Within seventy-two (72) hours of location or discovery of the missing or runaway person, the sheriff, chief of police, city marshal, constable, or any other law enforcement officer shall notify the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation and remove the entry from the National Crime Information Center. Upon location or discovery of the missing or runaway person, the sheriff, chief of police, city marshal, constable or any other law enforcement officer shall immediately make the appropriate entry to the National Crime Information Center in accordance with NCIC standard operating procedures.
B. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation and the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Telecommunications System shall jointly establish the procedures and guidelines necessary for enacting and maintaining an electronic database for missing and runaway persons in the State of Oklahoma which is compatible with the data collection entry procedures of the National Crime Information Center. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation shall establish guidelines for law enforcement officers concerning the collection and dissemination of information concerning missing or runaway persons.
C. Whenever a missing or runaway person report regarding a person born in the State of Oklahoma and under eighteen (18) years of age is received by a sheriff, chief of police, city marshal, constable or any other law enforcement officer, and there is reason to believe that the person is the victim of a family abduction, the reporting agency shall notify the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, the Bureau shall immediately notify the State Commissioner of Health that the person has been reported to be missing. The Director of the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation and the State Commissioner of Health shall jointly establish the procedures and forms necessary for the transmittal of information between the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation and the State Department of Health required pursuant to the provisions of Section 150.1 et seq. of this title.
D. The Bureau shall establish a program to periodically publicize the names and pictures of missing children along with a missing children hot-line number on OETA.

Credits

Laws 1983, c. 144, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 1983; Laws 1984, c. 87, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 1984; Laws 1985, c. 86, § 3, operative July 1, 1985; Laws 1986, c. 44, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 1986; Laws 1996, c. 196, § 3, eff. July 1, 1996.
74 Okl. St. Ann. § 150.12A, OK ST T. 74 § 150.12A
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 106 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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