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APD black tie gala raises money for project life saver

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Albany police, and their families enjoyed a nice at their black tie gala at the Hilton Garden Inn.

Its part of a fundraiser for Project Life Saver.

Police say its a tracking device for the elderly that have dementia or AAlzheimer's

“With project life saver we have a tracking system that we are able to locate them within a timely manner, which limits the time that something could happen to them," says Sgt. Kawaski Barnes, with the Albany Police Department.

Saturday's Gala also helps raise money for other projects including their community Thanksgiving dinner.

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