Nearly 2,100 alerts have been issued by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement since the Florida Silver Alert program went into place in 2008. In that time, it has been directly responsible for the recovery of 219 people.
Silver Alert has been critical in a state like Florida where more than 4.3 million people ages 60 and over live, including more than 500,000 who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease.
Read the full article in the May 30 issue of Navarre Press.
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