LOUISIANA (WVUE) - In 1983, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed May 25 as National Missing Children's Day, according to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
According to OJJDP, each year, the Department of Justice commemorates Missing Children's Day with a ceremony honoring the heroic and exemplary efforts of agencies, organizations, and individuals to protect children.
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children lists 38 children as missing in Louisiana.
The oldest case dates back to February of 1962.
If you think you have seen a missing child, contact local law enforcement or the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children at 1-800-843-5678.