This is a compilation of webinars, workshops, tools, articles, publications, and other resources to support local jurisdictions’ efforts to reduce the number of deaths and injuries of individuals with forms of dementia such as Alzheimer’s disease, or developmental disabilities such as autism who, due to their condition, wander from safe environments.

This library is designed for reference purposes only. The IACP does not endorse, certify, recommend, or promote any of the resources within this library.

A Guide for Implementing a Law Enforcement Program to Address Alzheimer's in the Community
  • Alzheimer's; Best Practices; Community; Dementia; First Responder; Law Enforcement; Police; Policy; Vulnerable Adults; Wandering
  • Article
  • Alzheimer's Aware
A Guide to Law Enforcement on Voluntary Registry Programs for Vulnerable Populations
  • Alzheimer's; Dementia; Law Enforcement
  • Guide
  • The International Association of Chiefs of Police’s Alzheimer’s Initiatives
A How-To Guide to Organizing Community Education Programs in Your Community
  • Best Practices; Caregivers; Community; Family; Policy; Providers; Public Health; Research; Strategies; Training
  • Article
  • Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
Above and Beyond Safety: Psychosocial and Behavioral Impact of Autism-Assistance Dogs on Autistic Children and their Families
  • Autism; Caregivers; Children; Community; Family; Intellectual Disabilities; Research; Wandering
  • Article
  • Research Square
Academic Training Webinar: Policing and People with Developmental Disabilities
  • Autism; Community; Developmental Disabilities; Family; First Responder; Intellectual Disabilities; Law Enforcement; Missing
  • Webinar
  • Policy Research Associates, Inc.
Aetrex Navistar GPS SHOES for tracking Alzheimer's sufferers now available in the UK and Ireland
  • Alzheimer's; Dementia; Law Enforcement; Locative Technology; Missing; Wandering
  • Article
  • Consumer News and Business Channel (CNBC)
Alzheimer's - Do's and Don'ts
  • Alzheimer's; Dementia; Law Enforcement; Police; Vulnerable Adults
  • Pocketcard
  • The International Association of Chiefs of Police’s Alzheimer’s Initiatives
Alzheimer's - Senior Drivers
  • Alzheimer's; Dementia; Driving
  • Pocketcard
  • The International Association of Chiefs of Police’s Alzheimer’s Initiatives
Alzheimer's Community Care's ID Locator Service Rack Card
  • Alzheimer's; Caregivers; Community; Dementia; Law Enforcement; Locative Technology; Wandering
  • Factsheet
  • Alzheimer's Community Care
Alzheimer's Disease - Guide for Law Enforcement
  • Alzheimer's; Response; Wandering
  • Brochure
  • Alzheimer's Association
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This project is supported by Cooperative Agreement No. 2019-NT-BX-K002 awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions contained herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice. References to specific agencies, companies, products, or services should not be considered an endorsement by the author(s) or the U.S. Department of Justice. Rather, the references are illustrations to supplement discussion of the issues.