Autism (2)

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 15th August 2019.

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How many police officers have completed autism training (in any form) within the Metropolitan Police and what percentage does that equate to in terms of the total number of officers?

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

Autism awareness is part of the Certificate of Knowledge in Policing (CKP), which every new officer must complete.

Autism awareness also features within the six days of Safeguarding and Vulnerability training that is a key part of the initial recruit foundation course for both Police Constables and Special Constables.

Between April 2017 and May 2019:

The foundation and continuation training both include ‘face-to-face’ learning. The eLearning packages are accessed through the IT system.