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    Established in 1971, the Autism Society of Minnesota is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to education, advocacy and support designed to enhance the lives of those affected by autism from birth through retirement.
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  • "Autism Cop" St. Paul Police Dept Officer of the Year

"Autism Cop" St. Paul Police Dept Officer of the Year

ZinkAward2016The St. Paul Police Department honored Officer Zink as the Officer of the Year during an awards ceremony yesterday. Officer Zink began the C.A.R.E. (Cop Autism Response Education) program and is dedicated to creating positive police interaction experiences for individuals with autism and their families. If you'd like to meet Officer Zink in person, join us for the CARE Carnival in St. Paul on April 19. Congratulations for this well-deserved honor, Officer Zink!