Parental Arrest Policies and Protecting Children: Training Your Department

Parental Arrest Policies and Protecting Children: Training Your Department: Webinar panelists will provide training guidance for police departments on parental arrest policies that safeguard children. Resources will be shared that can be utilized for roll call training in police agencies nationwide. Presenters will also discuss the impact of parental arrest on children.

Target Audience: Law Enforcement Personnel 

Overall Objective(s)

• Understand the impact of parental arrest on children
• Implement a policy to safeguard children of arrested parents in a police agency 
• Discuss departmental roll call and in-service training options 

Project Funding Provided by: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), U.S. Department of Justice.

Ann Adalist-Estrin

Director of National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated Rutgers University - Camden

Brendan J. Cox

Chief of Police, Albany Police Department

Denise E. O'Donnell

Director of Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice


Recorded 01/20/2016
Recorded 01/20/2016