The Sheriff’s Office has received comprehensive training from Project Lifesaver
to quickly locate and
rescue individuals with cognitive disorders who are at constant risk due to the
life threatening behavior of wandering, including those with Alzheimer’s
disease, autism and Down syndrome.
enrolled in Project Lifesaver wear a small personal transmitter around the
wrist or ankle that emits an individualized tracking signal. If an enrolled client goes missing, a trained
emergency team responds to the wanderer’s area. Most who wander are found
within a few miles from home and search times have been reduced from hours and
days to minutes.
The services are
provided free of charge to Hanover County residents only.
information on enrolling a loved one or family member, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org