Adam Walsh Uniform Crime Report

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Adam Walsh was the first born of the host of America’s Most Wanted, John Walsh. He disappeared from a Sears store in Hollywood, Florida in 1981 when his mother left him at a videogame display to find and purchase an item. John emphasizes in his book Tears of Rage, that this kind of thing did not happen in the ‘80s and that the police simply did not know how to handle it. At this time, our criminal justice system was just starting to develop. There was no DNA testing, many agencies were full of corruption, and the FBI’s uniform crime reporting service (UCR) did not even contain kidnapping. For two hours, John’s wife Revé searched the department store and pleaded the sales clerks to help her find her son. Later, the police were notified and
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