Missing Child Alert — Child in Foster Care Missing from Portland, Believed to be in Danger

MISSING CHILD ALERT — JERRICA LANDIN IS MISSING AND IS BELIEVED TO BE IN DANGER (PHOTO)

News Release from Oregon Dept. of Human Services
February 9th, 2024

Downloadable file: Photo of Jerrica Landin, January 2024

(Salem) – The Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS), Child Welfare Division, asks the public to help find Jerrica Landin, age 17, a child in foster care who went missing from Portland, Oregon on Jan. 4. She is believed to be in danger.

ODHS asks the public for help in the effort to find Jerrica and to contact 911 or local law enforcement if they believe they see her.

Jerrica may be in Portland and is known to frequent the areas around 148th and Stark St. and Dawson Park. She also may be in Vancouver, Eugene or Northern California. 

Name: Jerrica Landin
Pronouns: She/her
Date of birth: Oct. 24, 2006
Height: 5-foot-6
Weight: 145 pounds
Hair: Reddish brown, often dyed reddish/pink/purple colors 
Eye color: Brown
Other identifying information: Jerrica has a tattoo of a heart on her neck below her right ear
Portland Police Bureau Case #23-803125
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children #1489518

Sometimes when a child is missing, they may be in significant danger and ODHS may need to locate them to assess and support their safety. As ODHS works to do everything it can to find these missing children and assess their safety, media alerts will be issued in some circumstances when it is determined necessary. Sometimes, in these situations, a child may go missing repeatedly, resulting in more than one media alert for the same child.

Report child abuse to the Oregon Child Abuse Hotline by calling 1-855-503-SAFE (7233).  This toll-free number allows you to report abuse of any child or adult to the Oregon Department of Human Services, 24 hours a day, seven days a week and 365 days a year. 

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