The goal of SafetyNet is to save lives — by locating missing persons who suffer from Alzheimer’s, Autism, or persons with Developmental Disabilities or other high risk wanderers.
SafetyNet has a proven record in over 1,900 searches nationally. It is a reliable, effective tool for locating individuals. It offers peace of mind to caregivers.
To learn more about the organization, click the link below:
How it Works
Individuals enrolled in the program wear a personalized wristband that emits a silent tracking signal every second, 24 hours a day. When caregivers notify Law Enforcement that the person is missing, the Sheriff’s Office specially trained officers respond and search using a mobile tracking system. The average search and rescue time is less than 30 minutes.
Must be a Clark County resident AND
Have a diagnosed condition with a history of wandering
The following three steps are taken for enrollment:
An initial assessment is done to determine eligibility
Once approved, a trained staff member will place the bracelet on the person
Staff will make monthly visits to ensure the equipment is working properly
To enroll or for more information, contact the Aging & Disability Resource Center toll free at 866-578-2372 or 715-743-5166.
Cost: The monthly fee is $30. Assistance may be available to help with the cost.
Start Up Fee: The start up fee will be paid for by SafetyNet of Clark County.
Funding: Funding was provided for SafetyNet through donations from various community organizations.
Clark County Emergency Services Association
County Aging & Disability Resource Centers
Clark County Sheriff's Office | 517 Court St, Room 308 | Neillsville, WI 54456