Cause And Effect Of Kidnapping

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Kidnapping is a global and historic issue all around the world, and although government is doing all that they can to ensure that kidnappers are captured and punished, the numbers are steal increasingly high. Kidnapping is abducting and holding anybody captive. There are many causes of kidnapping, among them are unemployment, poverty, religion, and so on. The rate of kidnapping in North America is attracting the attention of people all over the globe. Some people have even taken it as their business. The disappearance of children in the United States is not unheard of, either, and it is one of the things that the security in our country is working on. According to National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, “Roughly 800,000 children are reported missing each year in the U.S.” The act of kidnapping has made so many people lose their reasoning, like why would someone do this? It is just wrong. As of December 31, 2016, according to the FBI’s NCIC, “there are 88,040 active missing person records, and children under the age of 18 account for 33,706 (38.3%) of the records.” NISMART-12 reported that “from the years 1997 to 1999, of the 797,500 children missing in a one year span, 203, 900 were abducted by family members and 58,200 were abducted by non-relatives; 118,000 were classified as being taken by a stranger.” Reading those statistics blew my mind, honestly you can’t even trust the same people you be with every day, the same people who tell you that they love you,
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