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Understanding autism: Do forces need national guidance?

Officers and the communities they serve would benefit from country-wide training on autism, according to experts in the field.

Andy Buchan, author of Autism and the Police: Practical Advice for Officers and other First Responders

Andy Buchan, author of Autism and the Police: Practical Advice for Officers and other First Responders

Date - 21st February 2020
By - Chloe Livadeas
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Autism effects one in a hundred of the population, making it likely that an officer will come into contact with an autistic person at some point during their career. Yet there is no national guidance for officers on how to recognise, understand and...
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