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Silver Alert law in Erie County

National Silver Alert program

By Eileen Buckley


Buffalo, NY – A new local law was unanimously approved by the Erie County Legislature. It's called the Silver Alert law.

As WBFO'S Eileen Buckley reports, the legislation allows the Sheriff's department and other law enforcement agencies to expedite search efforts for missing Alzheimer's patients or individuals who suffer from other dementia-related illnesses.