To the nearest police station
Your child has not come home from school or been returned at the agreed time by a parent? You have a firm indication that a person has been kidnapped?
Where can I report a kidnapping?
If a cantonal police service decides to trigger an alert, fedpol diffuses the message through international police channels and in Switzerland with the help of various partner organisations. You can find further information in the fact sheet.
This is how the kidnapping alert Switzerland works
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When a kidnapping occurs, an SMS is sent to all the subscribers to the kidnapping alert.
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Kriminalistik Schweiz - Alarmsystem Entführung Schweiz (PDF, 9 MB, 22.06.2020)
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Last modification 14.12.2021