Monday, April 27, 2009

Tulsa Police begin autism training

By Staff Reports
Published: 4/27/2009

As part of Autism Awareness Month, the Tulsa Police Department announced Monday a partnership with the Autism Center of Tulsa, formerly known as The Tulsa Autism Foundation, which will to offer training to police officers.

This training is the first of its kind offered in Oklahoma and includes information from national resources and profiles officers and their families who are affected by autism, according to a press release.

This training will also provide officers a working knowledge of autism to assist them on duty. Other cities including Oklahoma City have inquired about conducting a similar training for their officers, according to the release.

For more information on the Autism Center of Tulsa, visit

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