According to Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol, the Sheriff’s Office recently took delivery on a new, state of the art, hand held receiver used to locate missing or lost people who are participants in Project Lifesaver. The newly designed receiver cost One thousand and twenty five dollars and was purchased with donated funds from individuals who support Project LifeSaver.
Project Lifesaver is for persons with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia & related disorders, and children with Down Syndrome or Autism Spectrum Disorder who may wander and become lost. The program is designed to provide security and comfort for the family while safeguarding the memory-impaired and those who are least able to help themselves. The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office has nearly 40 participants in Project Lifesaver.
Education and Community Awareness continues to be the cornerstone of Project Lifesaver’s Success. If you would like more information on Project Lifesaver, if you would like a presentation on it, or if you know of someone who would benefit from Project Lifesaver, please contact Deputy Lomanto of the Community Affairs Unit at 315-765-2220 or online at Oneida County Sheriff.us