If I break the law, a police officer may arrest me.
If I choose, I can tell the police officer I have autism. If I have a card that explains my autism, I can show it if I ask the police office first.
The police officer may look in my pockets and the outside of my clothes for items that might hurt me or someone else.
The police officer may not allow me to go home on my own.
I may have to be placed in a police car.
The police officer may take me to my home, the police station, or to the jail.
The police car will look different than other cars. It will have lights on top, a computer in the car, and a piece of clear plastic between the front and back seat.
The police car might smell different than other cars. Many people ride in the police car.
The police car will sound different than other cars. There will be a police radio in the car that may be loud and sirens.
The police car will feel different than other cars. I will have to sit in the backseat. I may be handcuffed to keep me and others safe.
I can ask the police officer to turn off the lights and turn the volume down on the radio and computer.
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I should get out of the police car only when the police officer says I can.
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