Originally developed in Pensacola, Florida PD, Take Me Home may be helpful to individuals who have difficulty communicating, as well as individuals with Autism, Down Syndrome, developmental or cognitive disabilities as well as senior citizens who may suffer from dementia or Alzheimer's. The program is intended to assist those who are unable to communicate or properly identify themselves in the event they become disoriented and those who may act in a manner that could be misinterpreted by first responders.
How Do I Sign Up My Loved One?
Residents with loved ones who may need special assistance if they are alone or in an emergency may now register with the Southlake Police Department through the link below.
Families or individuals complete the Take Me Home form, which provides essential information about the loved one with special needs. The form includes information such as height, weight, identifying information, emergency contact information and a current photograph.
The information is stored and maintained in a secure database accessible to police officers.
If an officer finds someone who is unable to communicate where he or she lives, the officer can search our database and 'Take Home' the individual to their loved one. The system also works in reverse; if a loved ones goes missing, their picture and description is immediately available to first responders.
Is there a Charge?
No, this service is free of charge to our Southlake residents.