Using a Mobile Database to Better Serve People with Special Needs

The old saying that "information is power" is woefully inadequate. Information is just information, but the careful and deliberate use of that information in action is really powerful stuff.

March 17, 2021

March 17, 2021

In a law enforcement context, having access to information during a call for service is vital. Having the "who, what, where, when (the why is usually unknown until long after the incident)" is pretty crucial.

Sergeant Stephan Bjes of the Addison (IL) Police Department has led a very creative field intelligence initiative at his agency. It gives officers critical information during encounters with individuals who have special needs, including people on the autism disorder spectrum, people with dementia, and people with mental illness.

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