(1) After obtaining the information identified in section 3, the law enforcement agency shall as soon as practicable forward that information to all of the following:

(a) All law enforcement agencies that have jurisdiction in the location where the missing senior or vulnerable adult resides and all law enforcement agencies that have jurisdiction in the location where the missing senior or vulnerable adult was last seen.

Terms Used In Michigan Laws 28.715

  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Missing senior or vulnerable adult: means a resident of this state who is 1 of the following:

    (i) At least 60 years of age and is believed to be incapable of returning to his or her residence without assistance and is reported missing by a person familiar with that individual. See Michigan Laws 28.712

  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, as well as to individuals. See Michigan Laws 8.3l

(b) All law enforcement agencies to which the person who made the notification concerning the missing senior or vulnerable adult requests the report be sent, if the law enforcement agency determines that the request is reasonable in light of the information received.

(c) All law enforcement agencies that request a copy of the report.

(d) One or more broadcasters that broadcast in an area where the missing senior or vulnerable adult may be located.

(2) Upon completion of the report required by section 3, a law enforcement agency may forward a copy of the contents of the report to 1 or more newspapers distributed in an area where the missing senior or vulnerable adult may be located.

(3) After forwarding the contents of the report to a broadcaster or newspaper under this section, the law enforcement agency shall request that the broadcaster or newspaper do the following:

(a) Notify the public that there is a missing senior or vulnerable adult medical alert.

(b) Broadcast or publish a description of the missing senior or vulnerable adult and any other relevant information that would assist in locating the missing senior or vulnerable adult.