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National Missing Children’s Day poster contest open to fifth-graders

The New Jersey State Police Missing Persons Unit is facilitating the 38th annual U.S. Department of Justice’s National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest.

The theme of the nationwide contest is “Bringing Our Missing Children Home,” and it encourages fifth-graders to participate in the campaign to promote awareness among teachers, parents, and children and engage them in discussions about safety.

Posters must be created by hand and should be original in design. The Missing Persons Unit will review all submissions and select one to represent New Jersey during the national competition.

Submissions must be emailed to lpp5977@njsp.org by February 10, 2021.

For more information, contact Detective Sergeant First Class Terrance Tennant of the Missing Persons Unit at 1-609-882-2000 ext. 2554 or email at lpp5977@njsp.org.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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