Mentor-on-the-Lake police now have sensory kits in their cruisers

Published: Jan. 16, 2023 at 9:32 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 16, 2023 at 12:27 PM EST
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LAKE COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) - The Hussman Institute for Autism donated 10 sensory kits to the Mentor-on-the-Lake police department.

The kits have been placed in all the cruisers.

Mentor-on-the-Lake sensory kits
Mentor-on-the-Lake sensory kits((Source: Mentor-on-the-Lake police))

According to the organization, the sensory kits are helpful when officers are dealing with people with autism during emergencies.

The kits include communication boards and visuals to make communication more accessible.