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Georgia

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Key Provisions

  • EVERY law enforcement agency shall obtain and collect any information that may assist in identifying an unidentified deceased person.
  • EVERY law enforcement agency shall obtain and collect any information that may assist in the location of a missing person.
  • EVERY law enforcement agency shall exchange the information that they have on both missing persons and unidentified deceased persons with other law enforcement agencies in the state, and the United States.
  • ANY law enforcement agency which receives a report that a person who has
    Alzheimer's disease or other mental illness involving dementia is missing shall immediately open an investigation for the purpose of determining such person's whereabouts.
  • NO policy for applying any waiting period prior to opening a missing persons investigation shall apply in the case of a person who has Alzheimer's disease or other mental illnesses involving dementia.

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