April is Autism Awareness Month. Throughout the month of April, we will be highlighting local events and sharing articles we find that help raise awareness of autism.
West Windsor’s Police Department has created a registry for members of the community who are autistic or those who have a communication disability. The purpose of this registry is to allow police officers to have access to critical information about that registered person if they are in an emergency situation. It will give officers access to the person’s
- Emergency contact information
- Detailed physical descriptions
- Medical concerns
- Best ways to communicate
- Known stressors
- Stress reducers
The information provided is confidential with the WWPD and will only be used by law enforcement in an emergency situation. This information will assist the West Windsor Police Officers with communicating and dealing with an emergency situation.
If you have any questions you can email Lt. Michael McMahon at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can download the registration form by clicking here. Completed forms can be emailed to Lt. McMahon or given at police headquarters.