Policing Matters Quick Clip: Best practices for officers responding to persons with disabilities

Slow down, consider if disability is playing a role, offer accommodations and call in for experienced support if needed

In this episode of the Policing Matters podcast, host Jim Dudley speaks with Leigh Anne McKingsley, director of The Arc’s National Center on Criminal Justice and Disability, about how law enforcement can improve response to persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Topics covered include how officers can identify and best respond to a person with a disability, the use of modified Miranda warnings, Crisis Response and Intervention Training (CRIT), success stories after officer training and much more. 

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