Mission police provide free child ID cards
MISSION No one hopes a child gets lost.
Mission police last week made it a bit easier for parents to communicate with investigators, should a kid would ever go missing.
Mission policeman Romeo Ortega took photos of more than 70 smiling children on Wednesday. The pictures will be displayed on the department’s new child identification cards that may help investigators find the little ones, if their parents cannot find them.
The police department set up a booth in front of the Mission Historical Museum, 900 Doherty Ave., to encourage parents to obtain the cards free of charge. It was all part of an effort to keep the community safe, Ortega said. kits, Good Fake IDs » he said. « They’re for the kids. We’re taking their fingerprints and photographs and putting them on this card. »
The double sided card Ortega contains crucial information about the child name, address, social security number, body description, blood type and emergency contact information.
The card is given to parents, who should carry it with them at all times, he said.
« When something like this happens parents are always nervous and they forget important information, » Ortega said. Fake ID « When they carry along their identification card for their kid, it serves as a tool for police and investigators in case the kid is lost or kidnapped or God forbid something happen. »
The department has been issuing the cards for about the past decade.
While Ortega could not recall a situation when police used them in the past, it does not mean they are not useful elsewhere, he said.
« Let’s say you go to San Antonio to one of those water parks and your kid gets lost, » Ortega said. « If the parent has that card, they’ll use it in San Antonio. »
« It’s easy to lose children, especially in stores, » Garza said in Spanish. Good Fake IDs « Parents need to take care of their children and not let them wander off by themselves. ».