What is a blue alert in my area mean? According to the National Blue Alert System’s website, “The Blue Alert will provide the means to speed the apprehension of violent criminals who kill or seriously injure local, state, or federal law enforcement officers.” This alert can also be used for “an officer who is missing in connection with the officer’s
What are the alert colors in Texas?
|AMBER||Abducted child 17 years or younger in danger of sexual assault, death or serious bodily injury|
|Silver||Missing older adult with an impaired mental condition|
|Blue||Suspect who has either killed or seriously injured a law enforcement officer|
What is a black alert? It means the system is under severe pressure and is unable to deliver certain actions and comprehensive emergency care. It also means there is potential for emergency care and safety to be compromised.
What’s a purple alert? A new color has been added to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement emergency alert system. This July, state officials added a Florida Purple Alert to help authorities locate missing adults with mental or developmental disabilities.