Portuguese project "Special Program SIGNIFICANT BLUE"

The Special Program SIGNIFICANT BLUE is a nationwide project that aims to promote the safety of persons with intellectual disabilities and / or multiple disabilities and those who interact with them.

In the development of the “Significant Blue” Special Program, the following data are highlighted:

Year 2014
Training to 278 police officers.

Year 2015
Training to 1351 police officers
229 Public awareness actions.

Year 2016
Training to 15 police officers;
68 Public awareness actions;
209 Individual contacts in follow-up to flagged cases of people with mental/intellectual disabilities;
39 Reported criminal occurrences, involving persons with mental / intellectual disabilities.


The project is still ongoing.
Last review: October 2017.


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