Improving Police Interactions with Autistic Individuals | Interview with Officer Jessica Diaz #34


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This week we welcome Officer Jessica Diaz to the podcast to talk about how parents and law enforcement can work together to provide a safe space for children on the spectrum. Officer Diaz is a member of the Roselle Park Law Enforcement department in New Jersey. Her department is equipping patrol cars with new “Emergency Sensory Tool Kits” and have launched a new training for officers aimed at improving their interactions with autistic individuals and others with special needs.

As a mother of a daughter with autism herself, she knows the importance of having a crisis intervention plan as well as the importance of spreading awareness, acceptance, and inclusion. Download this episode today to learn more! Subscribe to be notified each time we post a new podcast!

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