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Lessons learned from Wetterling case the topic at training symposium

Updated: June 25, 2019 07:05 PM

The lessons learned from the Jacob Wetterling case are helping shape how cases involving other missing and exploited children are now handled.

And they were the topic of a presentation delivered Tuesday by Alison Feigh of the Jacob Wetterling Resource Center as part of the Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault's 2019 annual training symposium.

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The event began Monday and ends Wednesday.

RELATED: New technology, resources have emerged since Wetterling abduction in 1989

"When Jacob was taken back in 1989, there was a 60% recovery rate for missing people," Feigh said. "And last year, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children listed a 97.5% recovery rate.

"A big part of that is there are more tools and sharing of information thanks to conferences like this."

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