The Communication Access Symbol
The symbol means the station is communication accessible.
It tells visitors staff can communicate with people unable to speak or who have difficulty getting their message across. It also shows there are special communication tools available.
Scope is one of Australia’s largest disability service providers.
The Scope accreditation program involves police training with a specialist speech pathologist and trainer.
A qualified communications assessor then checks their communication skills after the training.
Victoria Police has worked with Scope for the last four years.
The experiences of people with disabilities reporting crime
Look for communication access pins
Officers who completed the training wear a communication access pin.
This pin identifies police with the right communication skills and training.
Scope Communication Access accredited police stations
The following stations have now been accredited.
Reviewed 29 September 2022