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Newport News Alzhiemer's Project: Addressing Community and Law Enforcement Needs

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2015, $75,500)

The Law Enforcement and Missing Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease Competitive Grant Program focuses on local law enforcement agencies implementing programs within their communities that are strategically targeted to address community and law enforcement needs. Specifically, this program focuses on developing community partnerships to assist law enforcement in locating and working with missing persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

The Newport News Sheriff's Office will increase public awareness of issues surrounding missing persons with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia; establish or expand community partnerships between local law enforcement, other public safety agencies and the communities they serve; and educate law enforcement and other public safety components, community partners, and caregivers. CA/NCF

Date Created: September 13, 2015