What is Operation Lost and Found (OLF)
Operation: Lost & Found (OLF) uses state of the art technology in assisting those who care for victims of Alzheimer’s and other related diseases. Search and Rescue (SAR) Volunteers visit homes and connect with clients with a wristband equipped with a personalized transmitter.
OLF is overseen by a Sheriff’s Sergeant and SAR Deputy Sheriff. Sheriff’s SAR Volunteers go out each month to make contact with the clients and service the equipment. The battery only last 30 days. During the contact, SAR Volunteers gather need information from the clients family in case they go missing.
When the Unthinkable Happens?
- If your loved one goes missing, Search is an emergency!
- Client’s Caregivers calls Sheriff’s Emergency Dispatch Center.
- From Dispatch, SAR Resources are launched. Patrol Deputy Sheriffs, Search and Rescue Deputies, and SAR Volunteers
- Our SAR OLF Team Members will deploy the technology.
- Ground Teams can detect the loved ones signal up to a mile away
- Aerial Resources can detect the loved ones signal up to five miles away.