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Old 05-13-2014, 08:32 AM
 
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Old 05-13-2014, 11:26 AM
 
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Canceled. They were found in Maine.

Amber Alert canceled, Vernon boys found in Maine - WFSB 3 Connecticut
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Old 05-13-2014, 12:05 PM
 
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Almost everyone's phone in my office went off for this one. Glad it ended ok.
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Old 05-13-2014, 01:44 PM
 
Location: Coastal Connecticut
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Almost everyone's phone in my office went off for this one. Glad it ended ok.
I got it too, that was weird (Verizon). Is that just the first Amber alert we've gotten in a while? I've never gotten a message like that before.
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Old 05-13-2014, 02:36 PM
 
Location: Bottom of the Ocean
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I was in class today and 20 phones went off within a minute haha.
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Old 05-13-2014, 03:11 PM
 
Location: Middletown, CT
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Before issuing an Amber Alert, police issued a Silver Alert. It was upgraded to the Amber Alert because of the mother's mental health, police said, without elaborating on the mental health conditions.
Interesting that they seem to treat Silver Alert as a lower priority Amber Alert. Seems confusing.
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Old 05-13-2014, 04:28 PM
 
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I got it too, that was weird (Verizon). Is that just the first Amber alert we've gotten in a while? I've never gotten a message like that before.
Happens every Amber Alert.....also got a DO NOT TRAVEL warning when we had the Blizzard February 2013.....happens usually for large events. And yeah everyones phone goes off at the same time.
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Old 05-13-2014, 04:30 PM
 
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Interesting that they seem to treat Silver Alert as a lower priority Amber Alert. Seems confusing.
I don't think it's confusing. Silver alerts are more for when innocent lives are not threatened. If they issued an Amber alert for everything, people are less likely to take Amber alerts seriously... sounds legit to me.
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Old 05-13-2014, 06:09 PM
 
Location: Coastal Connecticut
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Happens every Amber Alert.....also got a DO NOT TRAVEL warning when we had the Blizzard February 2013.....happens usually for large events. And yeah everyones phone goes off at the same time.
Weird. It's the first time I've gotten one.
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Old 05-13-2014, 07:10 PM
 
Location: SWCT, close to coast
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Good friend of mine is a cop and he said these amber alerts are domestic a lot of times. Like the unfortunate one in NJ the other day.

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