DENVER (CBS4) – Wednesday was National Missing Children’s Day and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation honored the missing children of Colorado with a special event at the state Capitol.
As of Jan. 1 Colorado investigators were working 220 cases of children missing longer than a year.READ MORE: Denver Deputy Quits Over Vaccine Mandate, Says It 'Was The Last Straw'
Part of Wednesday’s event focused on prevention.READ MORE: Littleton Officer In Serious Condition After Being Shot, Search Ongoing For Suspect
“We all need to work together to make sure that we educate ourselves and educate our children to make sure that we aren’t creating victims in the future,” CBI Director Mike Rankin said.MORE NEWS: Another Deadly Hit & Run In Denver Raises Questions About Street Safety
Experts recommend talking with children about methods abductors may use to get their attention such as offering treats or money, asking for help, or showing a puppy or kitten.