Ontario Amber Alert Announces New Partner

Posted on 23. May, 2013 by in GM Canada

Ontario Amber Alert Announces New Partner

OnStar Partnering with Program to Aid Safe Return of Abducted Children

2013-05-23

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(ORILLIA, ON) – The Provincial AMBER Alert program, led by a Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is adding another partner to a list to assistance fast locate blank or abducted children in Ontario.  The OPP has an arrangement with OnStar, one of a world’s heading in-vehicle reserve and confidence services to assistance military fast locate a blank child. 

The Ontario AMBER Alert Program notifies a open by regulating a network of partner-agencies to widespread a word whenever there is a news of an abducted child anywhere in Ontario who might be in danger.  During an AMBER Alert it is vicious to a review that vicious information about a blank child be relayed to a open as fast as possible. In 2012, 5 AMBER Alerts were released in Ontario that resulted in 8 safely recovered children.

Now when an AMBER Alert is issued, OnStar will be means to share a warning information with a company’s some-more than 430,000 Canadian subscribers.  OnStar will confederate Ontario AMBER Alert information into a call center’s geographical mapping system, and subscribers will be sensitive of a Alert when they hit OnStar for other services. 

The proclamation this week coincides with National Missing Children’s Day that will be on Saturday, May 25, 2013.  This year’s thesis is “Help Us Bring Them Home” and will concentration on ‘stranger abductions’. It takes a industry of many partners and a open everywhere to keep a children safe.

QUOTE “The some-more partnerships and inquisitive collection available, a larger possibility we have to save a changed life of a child in Ontario.  Swift, concurrent movement and widespread communication is vicious to a success of this really critical program.” OPP Commissioner Chris Lewis

QUOTE “As a company, it is intensely critical for OnStar to support a AMBER Alert module and a record can play a profitable role,” pronounced Kevin Williams, President and Managing Director, General Motors of Canada.  “Not usually can motorists get information on AMBER Alerts in their area, though they can be directly connected by an OnStar Advisor to internal authorities to contention tips and information.”

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Contact:
Sgt. Steve Montpetit
OPP AMBER Alert Coordinator
Phone: (705) 329-7679

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