LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The 12th annual National Missing and Unidentified Persons Conference is underway in Las Vegas at the Golden Nugget hotel-casino.
The conference brings experts from around the country together for three days of seminars on responding to and finding missing persons across the country.
For three days, the conference covers a wide range of topics that include finding people after natural disasters, looking into the reasons people go missing, and how to prepare for a worst-case scenario.
According to the FBI's National Crime Information Center, there are 85,459 active missing person cases in the United States as of December 2018.
This conference comes after a rash of missing person cases ended locally with a woman being found dead.
Police said the recent missing person cases were not related.