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California Officer Embraces Missing Autistic Man

An officer with the Rohnert Park (CA) Police Department is seen in a touching photo giving comfort to an autistic man who had gone missing late last week.

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South Carolina First Responders Compete in Cookie Contest to Raise Awareness of Autism

Officers with the Charleston (SC) Police Department faced off with their brothers and sisters in the fire service in a contest in which participants were armed with glazing brushes and frosting tubes in an event aimed at raising awareness about autism.

Iowa Department Selling Special-Edition Patches to Raise Awareness of Autism

The West Liberty (IA) Police Department posted to Facebook an announcement that they are selling special edition Autism Awareness patches.

Video: CT K-9 Goes Missing During Search for Missing Man

A Connecticut state police bloodhound named Texas joined the search for a man who was reported missing in Danbury. The man was found but now police and firefighters are looking for the search dog.

CT K-9 Goes Missing During Search for Missing Man

A Connecticut state police bloodhound named Texas joined the search for a man who was reported missing in Danbury. The man was found but now police and firefighters are looking for the search dog. More Here.

Video: Autistic FL Man’s Family Sues Officers, City Over Interrogation Following Shooting of His Caretaker

An autistic man's family is suing the city of North Miami, FL, and four police officers, claiming the disabled man's civil rights were violated when he was interrogated after authorities shot his caretaker.

Autistic FL Man’s Family Sues Officers, City Over Interrogation Following Shooting of His Caretaker

An autistic man's family is suing the city of North Miami, FL, and four police officers, claiming the disabled man's civil rights were violated when he was interrogated after an officer shot his caretaker. 

Video: KS Officer Saves Autistic Boy from Drowning

A Kansas officer was in the right place at the right time to save a 4-year-old boy with autism from drowning in a pond.

KS Officer Saves Autistic Boy from Drowning

A Kansas officer was in the right place at the right time to save a 4-year-old boy with autism from drowning in a pond. More Here.

Video: MA Lieutenant Teaches Fellow Officers About Autism

A Massachusetts police lieutenant is on a mission to train fellow officers how to interact with those on the Autism spectrum, like his son.