837-f-2. Missing adults. In the event that a police agency receives a report that an adult person is missing from his or her normal and ordinary place of residence and whose whereabouts cannot be determined by an individual whose relationship with such adult person would place such individual in a position to have knowledge of his or her whereabouts, and that such missing adult person has a proven disability, or may be in physical danger, or is missing after a catastrophe, or may have disappeared involuntarily, or is missing under circumstances where there is a reasonable concern for his or her safety; and such missing adult person does not qualify as either a missing child pursuant to section eight hundred thirty-seven-e of this article or a vulnerable adult pursuant to section eight hundred thirty-seven-f-1 of this article, the police agency shall collect information necessary to file an electronic report regarding the missing adult person with the national crime information center register and submit such electronic report to the national crime information center register.
No later than thirty days after a police agency receives a report that an adult person is missing under this section, the agency shall submit an electronic report to the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs).
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