Police are required to follow certain procedures when a person they have detained has an intellectual disability, so it is in the person’s interests to tell the Police they have an intellectual disability, or for someone to do so on their behalf.

This factsheet explains what the Police must do for people with intellectual disability at the station.

Resource: People with Intellectual Disability Under Arrest - Factsheet for Lawyers - IDRS

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