Project Lifesaver began in Tippecanoe County in 2009. The program is organized through the Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Department along with volunteers from the Volunteers in Police Service program. Project Lifesaver is a program designed to outfit citizens who suffer from Alzheimer's, Dementia, Autism or any other brain disorder that makes a person susceptible to wandering.
The participant is provided a bracelet by SafetyNet by LoJack. This bracelet can be placed on the wrist or ankle of the participant.
The bracelet emits a continuous unique signal. If the participant were to wander, a trained search and rescue team is organized and called into service. The search team uses specially designed equipment to track and locate the missing person.
If you would like more information about Project Lifesaver you can call Sergeant Leonard Halascsak at the Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office at 765-423-9388. You are also encouraged visit the following websites for more information: