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Boston Police Department Locates Missing Person

Press Release 05/21/2014

**** MEDIA ALERT****

Boston Police Department Locates Missing Person
1.5 Miles From Point Last Seen With SafetyNet Tracking™ System

The Boston Police Department locate a missing person with a cognitive condition using the SafetyNet Tracking™ system. In this case, a 59-year-old man with dementia was reported missing in Boston on May 20 at 7:45 PM. Officers from the Boston 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 1.5 miles away from the point he was last seen on Stuart Street in Boston.

The SafetyNet Tracking system 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.

The SafetyNet Tracking service is available in various coverage areas. For more information on the SafetyNet Tracking service and coverage areas, please contact (877) 4-FINDTHEM (877-434-6384) or visit safetynettracking.com .

Contacts:   

  • Neva Coakley, Media Relations Office, Boston Police Department – 617-343-4520
  • Michael Nadeau, Communications Coordinator, SafetyNet,  [email protected],  781-302-4182