Safeguarding Children of Arrested Parents Roll Call Training Video
The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) collaborated on the creation of the Safeguarding Children of Arrested Parents Roll Call Training Video based on the IACP/BJA Model Policy. This short video (16:42 minutes) is intended to introduce the Model Policy (PDF, 38 pages) to law enforcement agencies. It provides an introduction and overview of the issue, discusses the scope of the problem and the challenges for responding officers. It outlines implementation at the agency and officer levels and includes pre-arrest, arrest, booking, documentation, and followup to ensure children of arrested parents are safeguarded. It includes interviews with law enforcement leaders, police officers, mental health practitioners, and children of arrested parents.