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KENNEWICK, Wash. - wants you to take advantage of a new tool designed to help find lost or abducted children.

They call it a Child I.D. Kit.  It's a portable USB drive, parents can use to update and store information about their children.

If there's an emergency, parents can quickly hand it off to police.

Some officers think it's a good idea. They said often times people just aren't prepared.

"And all of the sudden it comes as a shock to 'em. The child didn't come home from school, or they were last scene in the playground and they call us frantic. And there's a lot of information law officers have to get right away," said Sgt. Scott Child, Kennewick Police Department.  

Whether you buy the Child I.D. Kit or not, officers said it's a good idea to have updated information about your child on hand. You never know when you'll need it.

To find out more information about the kit, click on Child I.D. Kit under On-Air Links.