The Berlin Police Department announced on Monday the implementation of a new Special Needs Alert Program, or SNAP.
According to a release, the program is designed to aid law enforcement officers in contacting and locating Berlin residents with special needs. The program is available for those who live, work or regularly frequent the town.
The release said the program would include those with Alzheimer’s disease, autism, Down syndrome, dementia and those with impaired hearing and vision.
Police Chief Arnold Downing elaborated on the program at a Town Council meeting on Monday.