According to the infograph, the states with the highest rate of missing persons per 100,000 people are Arizona, Alaska and Oregon. Inevitably, reliable statistics on missing children are also difficult to come by.When to report someone missing?
There is no rule that states that you have to wait 24 hours to report a missing person. It depends on the person who is missing, their age, mental state and vulnerability. If the missing person is a child, elderly or a person in a very depressed state then you need to alert the police straight away.