Newark Police Department, Assisted by the Essex County Sheriff’s Office, Locates Missing Person Five Blocks Away From Point Last Seen with SafetyNet® Tracking System
Rescue Story 08/11/2014
The Newark Police Department, assisted by the Essex County Sheriff’s Office, located a missing person with a cognitive condition using the SafetyNet® Tracking system. In this case, an 88-year-old man with Alzheimer’s was reported missing from his Newark home on Aug. 11 at 8:00 PM. Authorities arrived at location and began searching for the individual. After following the signal emitting from the missing individual’s SafetyNet bracelet, the individual was located approximately five blocks away from the last location seen.