Pflugerville Police Department unveils public assistance programs for vulnerable populations

Pflugerville Autism Buddies and Bring Me Home are designed for families or guardians to provide emergency contact information to police in the case of an emergency. (Courtesy city of Pflugerville)
Pflugerville Autism Buddies and Bring Me Home are designed for families or guardians to provide emergency contact information to police in the case of an emergency. (Courtesy city of Pflugerville)

Pflugerville Autism Buddies and Bring Me Home are designed for families or guardians to provide emergency contact information to police in the case of an emergency. (Courtesy city of Pflugerville)

The Pflugerville Police Department has unveiled two new programs that aim to support vulnerable populations within the community. Pflugerville Autism Buddies and Bring Me Home are designed for families or guardians to provide emergency contact information to police in the case of an emergency, according to an Oct. 1 news release.

PfAB works alongside individuals with autism or related conditions, while Bring Me Home specializes in services related to residents with dementia or similar diseases.


PfAB program participants receive an ID card, and family members can relay information to officers on how to best assist and bring home participants in emergency situations, per the release. Residents enrolled in the Bring Me Home program will have their information stored into a database for officers to access as needed.

Registration for PfAB and Bring Me Home is available online or can be submitted via email or mail.


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