Every missing person is someone’s son or daughter, father or mother, brother or sister, husband or wife. There are hundreds of families in the State of Washington dealing with the profound devastation of a loved one that is missing. There are also over 100 deceased persons currently needing to be identified.
Law enforcement relies on the community and the media as partners in their search for all missing persons and in particular for those whose cases remain open year after year.
All missing persons deserve to be searched for, regardless of their age, and our awareness, support, efforts and search for missing persons must continue. It is crucial that we continue to keep missing persons awareness a priority in our communities.
In recognition of Governor Jay Inslee proclaiming the month of May as Missing and Unidentified Persons Month last year, VSS and other local professionals are gathering for an awareness event at the Snohomish County Superior Court Plaza. This is our 2nd year hosting the awareness event and we hope you can join us on Thursday, May 18 from 11am – 2pm.
If you have a loved one that is missing, and you would like us to display a missing person banner with information, please contact Leslie by May 12th by emailing Leslie@victimsupportservices.org. We are also more than happy to post the banner on our website and social media as well. Please feel free to pass this information along to anyone who you think may be interested.