Breaking the Silence: State ‘Silver Alert’ system under review

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Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Director David Rausch speaks at a news conference at the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Monday, April 29, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn., regarding the killing of seven people in rural Tennessee Saturday, April 27. Officials say the people killed in two homes include the parents of the suspect, 25-year-old Michael Cummins. (AP […]

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigaiton has been asked to review the current ‘Silver Alert’ system.

The review is an effort to determine “if we may be able to help improve the implementation process,” said TBI Director David Rausch.

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“The review will also include looking at best practices throughout the country on how these programs are structured and implemented, as we would want any system in Tennessee to be a model for others considering this effort,” Rausch said.

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