Missing persons case data are now publicly available through the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NNPS), a partnership between the FBI and the state.
As part of the data sharing effort, the NNPS has also published the missing person data from all of the states and territories.
The missing persons database covers the period between September 24, 2019, and March 10, 2020, and covers the dates and times of the last known sighting of each missing person.
The NNPCS data is available for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Read more about missing persons data from Mississippi here.
Missing persons case location data are also publicly available via the NNCS, including a map of all missing persons cases located in the United States.
Find a state on this map, and click on the map to open the missing-person case data for that state.
Follow this link to learn more about the Missing Person Data Reporting System (NPDRS).
Read about the data collection efforts for the Missing Persons Data Reporting system, including the data source, when it was created and why it was developed.
The National Missing & Unidentified Victims System (NMVS) has been used by law enforcement agencies across the country to gather information on missing persons, including: In the past decade, law enforcement have used the NMSVS to locate and recover the remains of missing persons.
In 2017, more than 50,000 people were recovered in the NMRV system, of whom 6,100 were found to have been victims of a homicide, including 5,000 who were shot or shot to death.
The majority of victims were male, with a higher percentage of women, persons of color, and the homeless and the elderly.
The FBI is currently developing a data-sharing plan for the NMVS to increase data availability.
The plan will provide law enforcement the ability to share information on homicides, assaults, missing persons and other crimes in their jurisdiction.
Download the NMVRS Missing Person data collection plan.
Click here to view the NMVs missing person information page.