Maywood, NJ Police Department first in the country to offer FREE Scent Collection Kits for at-risk/disabled residents.
The Maywood, NJ Police department K-9 Unit is the fist in the country to partner with Find ‘Em Scent Safe’s, an organization that provides an all-in-one, do-it-yourself human scent collection kit for at-risk/disabled persons.
The MPD has the only scent-specific bloodhound in Bergen County, who will utilize the scent kit if the resident ever goes missing, which will aid in the rapid and safe return of that person.
Simultaneously, the MPD will update its at-risk/disabled resident registration. Such things that are included in the registration form are emergency contact information, special consideration, hide-a-key locations etc.
Residents/family members can obtain a registration form at the Police headquarters 24/7/365. Those who qualify for a FREE scent kit will be contacted for pick-up upon return of the registration form.
Find’Em: Helping you locate your loved one:
The Maywood, NJ Police department forms that first law enforcement partnership in the country with Find’Em Scent Safe, a proven third-party tested scent collection and storage system of person’s unique scent. FREE to Qualified Individuals..
For information, registration and to obtain your FREE Find’Em Scent safe, Maywood Residents contact:
Detective Chris Nichols at (201) 845-2900, Ext. 145 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eligibility for a FREE Scent safe Maywood residency and one of the following:
*Otherwise at risk for wandering
Non-residents can purchase a scent kit at http://www.findemscent.com
*Scent discrimination means that every person has their own scent and a dog can tell the difference.
*The dog will follow one person’s scent, exclusively. This is critical when looking for a lost loved one.
*The better the scent item, the clearer the trail.
*Scent discrimination K9s are recognized by the court as material witnesses.
*An estimated 5.7 million Americans of all ages are living with Alzheimer’s dementia in 2018-Alzheimer’s Association.
*Nearly half of parents reported that a child with ASD has attempted to wander or run away at least once after age 4-autismspeaks.org.
*Law enforcement sources say that 3 hours is the critical time window for location a missing person.
For more information on the Find’Em Scent Safe, please visit FindemScent safe.com.
Disclaimer: This information comes from the Maywood, NJ Police Department and I give them full credit for the information on the program. Please contact them directly for more insights to the program at the numbers or email above.