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Herbert Protocol Scheme

The Herbert Protocol is a national scheme introduced by the police in partnership with other agencies which encourages carers (formal and informal) to compile useful information which could be used in the event of a vulnerable person going missing.

Carers, family members and friends can complete in advance, this form, recording all vital details, such as medication required, mobile numbers, places previously located, a photograph etc.

In the event of a vulnerable adult going missing, the form can be easily handed to the police to reduce the time taken in gathering this information and ensure the Police can without delay organise a structured and dynamic search.

Further information is available:- Herbert Protocol Briefing Leaflet