(THE HILL) The Department of Justice (DOJ) is training police officers on how to treat transgender people with respect.
Police officers will learn techniques for interacting with transgender people during routine encounters in a training video, the agency said Thursday. They will also be discouraged from stereotyping and advised to “keep their questions relevant."
"In one of the examples, the video demonstrates an officer laughing [at] a transgender individual who appears to be the victim of a crime, and the officer’s partner pulls him aside to correct his behavior,” according to the DOJ.
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