a parent (usually in a postdivorce quarrel over custody) account for 626,000 abductions-each year.
Only a small number of children are kidnapped each year strangers. The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) annually investigates fewer than 100 such cases. Although some specialists believe the FBI figure is too low, the discrepancy of tens of thousands between the FBI estimate and popular "guesstimates," says Spitzer, deserves more scrutiny.
Spitzer lauds such organizations as the...