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Case Analysis

 

senior ladySilver Alert refers specifically to From October 8, 2008, through May 30, 2012 there were 496 Silver Alerts enacted in Florida. Analysis of these incidents shows:

 

 

 

Counties with highest incidence of Silver Alerts

Palm beach 67 (14%)
Broward 36 (7%)
Dade 35 (7%)
Hillsborough 34 (7%)
Pinellas 25 (5%)
Volusia 24 (5%)
Brevard 21 (4%)
Sarasota 18 (4%)
Seminole 16 (3%)
Pasco 15 (3%)
Polk 15 (3%)

 

Silver Alerts by Gender

Male 386 (78%)
Female 111 (22%)

 *Note: One Silver Alert was issued for two people, a man and a woman. 

 

Silver Alerts by Age

50-59 3 (0.6%)
60-69 29 (5%)
70-79 165 (33%)
80-89 264 (53%)
90-99 36 (7%)

 

Silver Alerts by Recovery Location

Same county (42%)
Out of county (51%)
Out of state (7%)


 

Silver Alerts per Month

Most 21
Least 4
Average 11


 


Please see current FDLE monthly report for total number of Florida Silver Alerts to date, and number of rescues that are a direct result of Silver Alert.

28 states have implemented a Silver Alert Program and 4 states have pending legislation. Federal legislation for Silver Alert is pending.