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The Metropolitan Police Department closes more than 99 percent of its missing persons cases, with the majority of the cases being closed in a short amount of time.
A "critical missing person" is defined as any person under the age of 15 or over the age of 65, or anyone that, based on the specific circumstances (e.g., mentally incapacitated, patient who presents an imminent danger to him/herself or others, in a life threatening situation, real or suspected danger of foul play, etc.), is designated as such by the Patrol District’s Watch Commander.