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Was Your Autistic or Special Needs Child Arrested in Houston?

Published: Apr 08, 2022 in Criminal Defense, Juvenile Crimes, Student Crimes

Going through the juvenile justice system is challenging enough. It can be especially traumatic if you don’t understand what’s going on or why. A child with special needs or someone on the autism spectrum is, particularly at a disadvantage. For example, an individual could commit a delinquent act without realizing it, or others misunderstand their actions. Because of their reactions to their surroundings, others may think they’re dangerous, mentally ill, or using drugs. No parent wants a call from a police department, but if the child has special needs, it…

Can Campus Police Make Arrests?

Published: Dec 20, 2016 in Criminal Defense, Student Crimes

The presence of police departments on college campuses has steadily increased over the past 50 years. In fact, there are over 4,000 police forces operating on private and public universities around the country. According to research by the Justice Department, campus police officers are much more prevalent at public universities than private institutions. As of 2012, 92 percent of public colleges and universities have armed campus police forces, while only 38 percent of private institutions have their own police units. The Role of Campus Police Campus police officers play an…