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Young people a focus for National Missing Persons Week:The Australian Federal Police and the Queensland Police Service today launch National Missing Persons Week for 2017, with a specific focus on the 25,000 young people reported missing to police each year across Australia.

More than 38,000 people are reported missing each year, with two thirds under the age of 18. While the majority of missing persons are found within a short period of time, there remain more than 2000 people who are listed as long-term missing persons; people who have been missing for more than three months.

AFP Commissioner Andrew Colvin said for every missing person there are family, friends and colleagues left behind, still waiting for them to come home.

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Young people a focus for National Missing Persons Week:The Australian Federal Police and the Queensland Police Service today launch National Missing Persons Week for 2017, with a specific focus on the 25,000 young people reported missing to police each year across Australia.More than 38,000 people are reported missing each year, with two thirds under the age of 18. While the majority of missing persons are found within a short period of time, there remain more than 2000 people who are listed as long-term missing persons; people who have been missing for more than three months.AFP Commissioner Andrew Colvin said for every missing person there are family, friends and colleagues left behind, still waiting for them to come home.Young people a focus for National Missing Persons Week:The Australian Federal Police and the Queensland Police Service today launch National Missing Persons Week for 2017, with a specific focus on the 25,000 young people reported missing to police each year across Australia.More than 38,000 people are reported missing each year, with two thirds under the age of 18. While the majority of missing persons are found