Project Lifesaver

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The North Augusta Department of Public Safety support Project Lifesaver. The technology has been put to the test in the field and proven a beneficial tool in the location and more important the safe return of individuals that are prone to wandering.

"Citizens enrolled in Project Lifesaver wear a small personal transmitter around the wrist or ankle that emits an individualized tracking signal. If an enrolled client goes missing, the caregiver notifies their local Project Lifesaver agency, and a trained emergency team responds to the wanderer’s area. Most who wander are found within a few miles from home, and search times have been reduced from hours and days to minutes. Recovery times for PLI clients average 30 minutes — 95% less time than standard operations."


For anyone to be considered for acceptance two documents must be completed.  The first is the applicant info and background application and the second document is the medical necessity form that has to be completed by a physician.    

Both of these documents are in Adobe PDF format at can be completed by filling in the blanks within the form but you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader which can be downloaded from the appropriate link at the bottom of this page.

Once completed all prerequisite documents should be returned to the following party either by traditional mail or via email with attachments :

Lt. Eric Schafer

444 E. Buena Vista Ave
North Augusta, SC