To find a missing person you need to report that person as missing within the first 48 hours of their disappearance to police depatment. From there the police department will give you special instructions as to what to do. Generally you will want to ask as many people as possible where this person was last and what they were doing the last time they saw them around. The next step is to make flyers with the person’s image on them and post those fliers around the neighborhood and city in which you live. It is also customary to post such fliers in highly populated areas such as shopping malls and grocery stores is this is permissible. The poliece department will conduct search parties for the missing person in question as well.