OFID is a program where volunteers take fingerprints, updated digital photos and other identifying information such as name, height, etc. about children or vulnerable adults with dementia or other disabilities. This information is incredibly helpful to police in the event someone is lost or abducted. Police send Amber or Silver Alerts for missing children or adults and dispatch as much relevant information as possible to ensure they are found quickly. Having current, accurate information about those we care for can make all the difference in the world in the critical first hours that someone is lost.
None of this information is kept or stored by Spokane C.O.P.S. Everything is transferred to the parent or loved one for their storage. In addition, a DNA Swab and container is provided in the ID kit.
Spokane Police and C.O.P.S. recommends all families bring their children and any other vulnerable adult to a C.O.P.S. Shop regularly to keep up to date information on file.
Call C.O.P.S. Northeast at 625-3343 for more details and to schedule an appointment.