Tennessee Code Annotated

Title 37: Juveniles

Chapter 10: Miscellaneous Provisions

Part 2: Tennessee Missing Children Recovery Act

TCA 37-10-203: Formal missing child report -- Entry of report into NCIC.

Every law enforcement officer receiving information from a parent or any source that it deems creditable shall prepare a formal missing child report. A law enforcement agency reporting a missing child is further required to enter or cause to be entered the report of the missing child into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) within two (2) hours of the receipt of the initial missing child report.

History: Acts 1985, ch. 158, SC 3; 2009, ch. 76, SC 1; 2012, ch. 856, SC 1.