Officer Laurie Reyes

Presentation topic:  Preventing Wandering (Elopement) at Home and School


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Officer Laurie Reyes has been a police officer with Montgomery County since 1997. In 2004 she created and implemented the Project Lifesaver tracking program in Montgomery County, an outreach program dedicated to educating law enforcement and community members on the dynamics of interacting with those who have Autism/IDD.  She was honored in 2015 at the Champions of Change ceremony at the White House.  She has helped countless families implement safety protocols in case their child attempts to wander away from home.