Cheltenham Police now part of safety prorgam to find lost individuals

    Cheltenham Police have added an important tool to their department: the LoJack SafetyNet program.

    The Montgomery News reports the program helps to locate people with cognitive disabilities who may become lost or have a tendency to wander away.

    Participants in the program wear a small bracelet that sends a radio signal once every second. Officers, who are available 24 hours a day, use specialized equipment to track the participant.

    According to The Montgomery News, Cheltenham is one of the first suburban police departments in the area to participate in the program.

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