Australia Why you may start receiving tests from police about missing persons
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New South Wales police will begin using a new form of technology to help track downconsidered "high risk'"
The changes will allow police to send out a geo-alert to up to half-a-million people with information on the missing person, including their last known location and how to report a sighting.
"The new technology will allow police to disperse photos and information about people who have been immediately reported missing for whatever reason whether that be because of a medical reasons, dementia, or young people or people who are exposed to a family disorder," Minister for Police and Emergency Services David Elliott said.
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"We're essentially making every citizen with a mobile phone a member of the NSW police family, they are all being asked that when police are on a mission to find a missing person they are all encouraged to take ownership of that problem."
Police will begin using the new system from today and have told people in NSW not to ignore the alerts if they appear on their phone.
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"The messages aren't a hoax, they're a genuine attempt to find someone who we deem a high-risk missing person," State Crime Command Director, Detective Chief Superintendent Darren Bennett said.
Covid tests available to all businesses in England
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"We need you to look at them, take them seriously, They will contain information on how to report a sighting of a missing person also some details of that person."
New South Wales will be the only other state in the country aside from Western Australia to adopt the new technology.
The Commissioner said WA has used the technology with "some success".
"The use of this new technology will reassure every family with the state who has a vulnerable loved one within the that they can sleep safer tonight," Mr Elliott said.
Ending Pakistan’s epidemic of enforced disappearances .
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