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Fort Lauderdale Police Department Locates Missing Person Four Miles From Point Last Seen With SafetyNet® Tracking Service  

Rescue Story 05/05/2014
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Fort Lauderdale Police Department locate a missing person with a cognitive condition using the SafetyNet® Tracking service. In this case, a 55-year-old man with dementia was reported missing from in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on May 5 at 9:57 AM. Officers from the Fort Lauderdale Police Department arrived on location and began searching for the individual.  After following the signal emitting from the missing individual’s SafetyNet bracelet, the individual was located approximately four miles away from the point he was last seen. 

The SafetyNet Tracking service is designed to assist public safety agencies in locating persons who have cognitive conditions and have wandered off and are missing.  SafetyNet clients wear a SafetyNet bracelet that emits radio frequency signals, which can be tracked by local public safety officials via their SafetyNet Search and Rescue Receivers.