Williamson Law Officers to Learn Skills for Combating Child Abduction

Police officers from Franklin, Brentwood, and the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office will be attending a four-day child abduction federal training program starting today, the Tennessean reports. The officers will join other school and legal professionals to participate in the free Department of Justice program. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation currently has the only certified Child Abduction Response Team in the state. Upon completion of the program, the Williamson County group will be the first contingent of local officials in Tennessee to be trained and develop its own protocol for responding to abduction.