Disability Inclusion Society hosts forum on police and disabled people

Around 40 Denton community members and activists joined together Thursday to discuss police relations and mistreatment with the disabled community in a meeting hosted by the Disability Inclusion Society.

The “Crips & Cops” forum covered issues within policing and ways for disabled people with both visible and invisible disabilities to communicate with law enforcement. DIS President Val Vera said the event’s name reflects an effort to reclaim the term “crip” within the disabled…

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