Bringing Home Runaway Teenagers

In This Chapter

Dealing with the police department

Registering the runaway in the National Crime Information Center database

Tracking down the teen

Making other kids’ parents your ally

Using credit cards and cell phones to track the teen’s moves

The wall clock reads 2 A.M., and your 15-year-old daughter, Lauren, isn’t home. Acid churns in your stomach. One moment you’re mad as hell at her for not being there; the next instant, you’re close to tears worrying about your baby girl.

You’re afraid to call the parents of any of her friends because you don’t want to wake them up at such an awful time in the morning, plus you’re feeling a little ashamed. As a parent, you should have better control ...

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