Fall River Police Department offering Autism and Special Needs Child I.D. Program



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The FRPD is offering parents and guardians the option of providing law enforcement information about your child/dependent for the purposes of safety, identification, and medical treatment.

This information is completely voluntary and would allow first responders access to specific information about your child/dependent as follows:

• Method of communication (verbal or non-verbal)
• Any identification worn
• Sensory / Medical / Dietary issues
• Inclination for wandering and attractions
• Likes, dislikes, and methods of approach when encountering
• Medical care providers info.
• Physical description
• Recent photograph of child/dependent
• Emergency contact information

This program will allow responding officers to have access to specific information about your child/dependent, which will allow for an overall improved and tailored response by law enforcement for your child/dependent if the need arises.

The full signup form and packet can be downloaded here:
• As parent or guardian, please ensure you sign the form.
• Bring the form and a high-resolution photo of your child/dependent to the Fall River Police Dept., located at 685 Pleasant Street.
• Completed forms and documents should be submitted to the front window officer.

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