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Communicating with People Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing: ADA Guide for Law Enforcement Officers   [open pdf - 251KB]

"Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), people who are deaf or hard of hearing are entitled to the same services law enforcement provides to anyone else. They mau not be excluded or segregated from services, be denied services, or otherwise be treated differently than other people. Law enforcement agencies must make efforts to ensure that their personnel communicate effectively with people whose disability affect hearing. This applies to both sworn and civilian personnel."

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2006-01
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Department of Justice (DOJ), Civil Rights Division. Posted here from Lessons Learned Information Sharing database (LLIS). Documents are for personal use only and copyright laws apply.
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