The legislation for the alert was created in part to honor victims of violence: Cayley Mandadi, D’Lisa Kelley, Erin Castro, Ashanti Billie, and the Rest.
A CLEAR Alert helps law enforcement find missing, kidnapped or abducted adults or those who are in immediate danger of injury or death. The alert also helps law enforcement find any potential suspects.
In order to issue a CLEAR alert, the following criteria must be met, according to DPS:
Once a law enforcement agency determines that a case satisfies the criteria, a request must be made to DPS.