Children of Incarcerated Parents A Resource for New York Law Enforcement
A resource for police agencies to assist parents in custody. A poster and brochure are designed to increase both the awareness and ability to make arrangements for child case during their short-term or long-term incarceration:
Version 1 (at right): includes “Officer will allow you to make calls for child care.”
Version 2 (at left): includes, “Be sure to ask officer to allow you to make calls for care of children.”
Downloadable brochure (at right) for parents in custody. Forms are included for parents to appoint a caregiver for their child. Includes contact information for support services for parents, children and caregivers. Use this in combination with one of the posters, above.
[Print onto legal size paper and fold. Copies also available from New York State Permanent Judicial Commission on Justice for Children.]
- Considerations for dealing with children of parents who have been arrested or incarcerated. Includes pre-arrest planning, caregiver screening, and other important child safety issues.
- Audio podcast—Issues of concerns for New York law enforcement officers when dealing with children of arrested parents.
- Audio podcast—Mandated Reporter responsibilities.