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SC Autism Society Seeks Statewide Training after Controversial Arrest in Greenville

South Carolina Autism News Legislation and Healthcare

December 30, 2014- "SC Autism Society Seeks Statewide Training after Controversial Arrest in Greenville"- Controversy over how police arrested 34-year-old Tario Anderson, who has autism, has led to the South Carolina Autism Society announcing plans to host officer training workshops to demonstrate how to properly confront an individual on the spectrum. On Christmas Eve, Tario was tased and arrested after failing to stop and then fleeing from officers. While the arrest wasn’t deemed unlawful, different steps could have been taken to prevent the abusive arrest.




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