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Weatherford Police Department Media Release 8/17/11

August 23, 2011 by Anonymous

The FBI Recently Launches Its Child ID App

August 17, 2011

Recently, the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) launched its new Child ID App for the I-Phone. This application can be downloaded to your phone and provides a convenient place to electronically store photos and vital information about your children. You can show the pictures and provide physical identifiers such as height and weight to security or police officers immediately in the event a child goes missing. It also allows you to quickly and easily e-mail the information to authorities. The application also provides tips on keeping your children safe as well as specific guidance on what to do in those first few crucial hours after a child goes missing.

At this time, the app is only available to I-Phone users and can be downloaded for free from the App Store on iTunes. The FBI is currently working diligently to expand this tool to other types of mobile devices in the near future.

“This appears to be a very effective tool to relay information quickly in the unfortunate event that a child goes missing,” stated Chief Mike Manning, “The first few hours are the most crucial in successfully locating a missing child. We encourage everyone to consider using this application or a similar method to keep vital information ready to share.”

Please go to the following website for additional information on the FBI’s new Child ID App - http://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/2011/august/child_080511.

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Sports Calendar

Tuesday, March 31

  • Aledo JV at Brock, 4:00 pm.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

Thursday, April 2

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Cleburne

  • Aledo Ladycats at Joshua, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Hughes at Burleson High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, April 3

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Granbury at AHS Baseball Field, JV 5:00 pm and Varsity 7:30 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Granbury, 5:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, April 6

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Cleburne, 6:00 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Cleburne at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm. *District Game

Tuesday, April 7

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at District 8-5A Golf Tournament at Squaw Valley Golf Course, Glen Rose.

  • Aledo Middle School at District, Hall

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Burleson Centennial at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Cleburne, 7:00 pm. *District Game

Thursday, April 9

  • Aledo Varsity at District Tournament at TCU, all day

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Kerr at Aledo High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, April 10

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