Public Safety Idea Starter: Wandering Program

The Penobscot Regional Communications Center, serving Penobscot County, Maine, has established a Wandering Program designed to provide a critical network of real time information (including a photograph to Law Enforcement) to assist in locating individuals prone to wander due to Autism, Alzheimer’s, Dementia or other mental/medical conditions.

The program is free, and participants must register your loved one. Information is secure and private. Among other resources, it alerts officers to potential triggers and ways to calm the individual.

For more information about this initiative, please visit:

Penobscot Regional Communications Center: Wandering Program

Background information:

Penobscot Regional Communications Center

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Thomas Lopatosky is editor & publisher of New England City & Town.
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