Autism & Law Enforcement, Recognition, Response & Risk Management – March 26, 2013

Courtesy of Chris Peters, Hasbrouck Heights Collaborative

Parent Committee (HHCPC)

The Bergen County Lawn and Public Safety Institute

Announce a Special Presentation by Renowned Autism Trainer Dennis Debbaudt

Autism and Law Enforcement:

Recognition, Response and Risk Management

Tuesday March 26, 2013

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Bergen County Police Academy

Instructor: Dennis Debbaudt, Managing Partner of Debbaudt Legacy Productions, LLC,

Port St. Lucie, FL. Member of the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers

Association. Developed Autism Trainers Guide and Video Training for NYPD.

Consultant to Chicago Police Department’s Autism Training Manual.

 This training session will focus on autism recognition and response, with a focus on increased responder and citizen safety, enhanced responder communication and response skills, effective management of time, manpower and resources, risk management and litigation avoidance, and creating enhanced community partnerships. Topics include recognizing social, communication, behavioral and sensory difficulties for persons with autism; as well as response and risk management , including predictable field contacts and 911 dispatches, with a special emphasis on dangerous and fatal wandering search and rescue; situational awareness and response, de-escalation tips; restraint, arrest and custody tips; interviewing tips for autism-related offenders, victims and witnesses; and model programs and cross educational opportunities for officers, children and adults who have autism, their families and supporters.

There is NO CHARGE for this training.  This training is open to all public service employees

Register with Lynn St. Thomas

                   Fax the application to 201-785-6036

 Visit:       for great information on Autism

 Dennis Debbaudt will also have his training videos for sale at the seminar