Published on 12, July, 2020
Police do not understand autism and will readily interpret our unusual actions as criminal wherever possible, especially if they think they can make a financial benefit from doing so.
I am keen to try and help educate the police and legal system and look for opportunities
Birmingham tried to do something useful a few years ago but it never got progressed https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/download/downloads/id/557/adults_with_autism_and_the_criminal_justice_system_november_2012.pdf
I believe that the problem is threefold
I completely agree. I have had many appalling experiences with the police. On one occasion, I had two harassing me for twenty minutes and refused to let me know what was going on.
I never even mentioned suicide, but said my life was in danger as I had just had a serious cycle accident with mri changes on brain scan and unable to walk . The police got my medical records, found I…