DOJ Unveils Transgender Awareness Training for Police

Apparently, the police are not sensitive enough to transgender people. At least, that is what the Department of Justice thinks. It just unveiled a program to train police in transgender awareness. According to the DOJ, transgender people are often the victims of violence, but they are less likely to report crimes against them because of the way they perceive the police. And the DOJ thinks it can train police how to change that perception. Just exactly what the police need training in was unclear. Read more […]