Obama Admin takes down Amber Alerts website due to shutdown

The website at AmberAlert.gov redirects to www.ojp.usdoj.gov/unavailable/ which has this image:

As you can see, the text says:

Due to the lapse in federal funding, this Office of Justice Programs (OJP) website is unavailable.

10/7 12:20 PM ET Update: The DOJ site at AmberAlert.gov is now back up.


Jeff Quinton

Jeff Quinton

Jeff Quinton is an award-winning blogger who has been aggregating and blogging since 1998. He has worked as a reporter, in government, and as a communications professional in Columbia, SC and Washington, DC.

Quinton is a native South Carolinian who has lived in Baltimore since 2006. He is a recent convert to the Catholic Church and is active in the Knights of Columbus. He has been involved in the pro-life movement nationally and locally since 2010.

Quinton is a veteran who served as an intelligence analyst in the Army National Guard. He is also an Eagle Scout.
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