Service Animal Policing: The slippery slope from Enforcement to Harassment

Author: patricia Kepler

Patricia Kepler is an Accessibility Specialist for Portland Community College and long-time advocate for people with disabilities. She has completed Governor appointments to the Oregon Commission for the Blind and the Oregon Disabilities Commission, and served as ADA consultant for several government agencies within Oregon. Patricia has personal experience using a service animal and understands the negative impact of bias on the person as well as the service dog.