Ohio has joined a growing list of states with a Silver Alert system.
Ohio implements Amber Alert for missing adults
Saturday, June 21, 2008
A recent revision to an Ohio Senate bill has authorized an alert program meant to aid missing adults in the same way the Amber Alert has aided the recovery of abducted children.
Rather than establishing and maintaining a new program for adults, state lawmakers have chosen to integrate the bill’s requirements into the existing emergency alert program.
The Missing Adult Alert system, which went into effect Friday, June 20, will expedite the identification and location of missing adults 65 years old or older and adults with mental impairments.
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