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.
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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
There is no FBI unit tasked with looking for kidnapping victims in the manner shown in the series. Besides many of the offenses shown being state, rather than federal, cases, it would take at least several days for the FBI to become full involved in most kidnappings, primarily due to jurisdictional issues. See more
[about transferring to another case
Okay, if you guys don't want to work on the case, I think you need to take it up with Jack.
Oh, we'd love to - it just seems like somebody doesn't want to leave his office today.
Actual missing-person reports are posted at the end of each episode. See more
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