As any detective can tell you, investigating missing property or deaths is comparatively easy compared to elusive missing people. However in New York City, there is a special unit of the FBI that is designed to find them. Using the vast resources of their bureau, the team, lead by Agent Jack Malone, race against time in the tight 72 hour window after a disappearance while hope for a recovery is still typically possible. Written by
Kenneth Chisholm (email@example.com)
Did You Know?
The original title of the show was "Vanished", but when CBS opted to pick it up the title was changed to "Without a Trace". See more
In more than one instance, suspects being interviewed with a polygraph answer all the control questions (Is your name John Doe? Are you 39?) truthfully. In reality, a suspect is told to answer all the control questions "yes", whether true or not, to determine the accuracy of the polygraph machine. See more
[about to teenagers having an argument
This is all over a key chain?
It's the South Bronx, Jack. Kids get shot for a whole lot less there.
The cops don't have time for it, right?
No, but I do.
Actual missing-person reports are posted at the end of each episode. See more
One (Is The Loneliest Number)
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