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Safeguarding Children of Arrested Parents

Accession Number: 028327
Media Type: 
Document

"Law enforcement agencies will find the information contained in this document highly instructive as they seek to enhance their policies and procedures and gain understanding about the trauma children experience when law enforcement carries out its investigative and arrest responsibilities." This publication is made up of two parts. "Concepts and Issues Paper": introduction; definitions; the number of children affected; legal responsibilities of law enforcement for children of arrested parents; and policy and procedures—overarching policy, interagency coordination and training, per-arrest planning, making an arrest, appropriate placement of a child, booking, follow-up visits, and documentation. "Model Policy": policy; purpose; definitions; and procedures.

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Publication Year: 
2014
Length: 
38 pages
Sponsor(s): 
U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) (Washington, DC)