Police work with charity to pioneer Braille CD

A NEW audio CD promoting ways to contact the police and report crime is the first piece of work by Cambridgeshire police to contain Braille. The CD was produced for those who are visually impaired, blind or have trouble reading and gives details of how to

A NEW audio CD promoting ways to contact the police and report crime is the first piece of work by Cambridgeshire police to contain Braille.

The CD was produced for those who are visually impaired, blind or have trouble reading and gives details of how to contact police, report crime and what neighbourhood policing is about.

Police worked with the Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB) to create a CD wallet with Braille to help identify what it is.

Chief Constable Julie Spence said: "This project is part of the constabulary's ongoing work to ensure we communicate with hard to reach groups.


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"This is the first time the force has produced anything in Braille so we are keen to see how well it is received.

"The CD gives advice on getting in touch with us along with valuable tips on personal safety.

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"It also explains the role of neighbourhood policing teams and how you can get involved in making your community a safer place to live."

The CDs will be available via the force website www.cambs.police.uk

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