At-Risk missing persons could benefit from Project Lifesaver

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (RELEASE) - In recent weeks, Project Lifesaver has helped Cheyenne Police find two missing persons.

The program is a joint effort between the Cheyenne Police Department, Laramie County Sheriff's Office, and Wyoming Search and Rescue. It's a program for helping to find people who have a medical condition that may cause them to wander.

Participants in the program wear a tracking bracelet which can be used to identify their position. If that person then goes missing, officers use analog radio telemetry trackers to locate the missing individuals.

Participants in the program range from children with developmental disabilities to elderly adults with dementia and Alzheimer’s. There is no cost to the program and those interested in signing up can contact Officer Juschka at 307-633-6647 to discuss eligibility.