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Posted on: April 22, 2014

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Life Enrichment Options (LEO) — a community-based nonprofit that supports people with developmental disabilities — will host an interactive presentation by Issaquah police officers April 24, 2014.

You’re invited to learn as officers discuss the expectations of police in various encounters, and help prepare individuals with developmental disabilities to interact safely. The event will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Tibbetts Creek Manor, 750 17th Ave. N.W.

Multiple scenarios will be presented to explain what a law enforcement officer expects, as well as ways for an individual to communicate his or her disability. The officers will also be available prior to the presentation to answer questions about their vehicles and the equipment they use on the job.

Police vehicles will be on display from 6:30-7 p.m., with the presentation starting at 7 p.m. The presentation is free and reservations are not required.

This presentation is recommended for those with developmental disabilities of middle-school age and older and their families. However, children of all ages are welcome, along with caregivers and involved community members.

To learn more about the presentation,. email LEO.

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