According to the National Missing and Unidentified Persons (NamUS) database, more than 600,000 persons of all ages go missing every year.
On this episode of the FindJodi Podcast you’ll hear a team discussion of missing person cases:
- Why do some of these cases receive national media attention, and others no coverage at all?
- What can families and loved ones of the missing do to maximize media coverage?
- What can be done to improve the systems involved in these investigations?
Related Reading: Tips For Victims’ Families Seeking Media Coverage (Caroline Lowe for Unsolved Magazine)
Great Resources: The Jacob Wetterling Resource Center was founded to educate and assist families and communities to address and prevent the exploitation of children. The DNA Doe Project uses genetic genealogy to identify John and Jane Does.
Follow: FindJodi co-founder Josh Benson on Twitter (@WFLAJosh) for weekly #JoshLive Spaces discussions.
Also Missing From Mason City: Grace Esquivel was reporting missing on June 10, 1984.
If you have information about Jodi’s case, you can reach the Mason City Police Department at (641) 421-3636. Or you can share information with the Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation (DCI) at (515) 725-6010 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also reach us anonymously at FindJodi: (970) 458-JODI (5634) or via email: Team@FindJodi.com