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Training Guide: Law Enforcement and The Transgender Community

This manual from the Community Relations Service (CRS) provides guidelines and procedures to address the needs of transgender and gender non-conforming employees. The CRS is a U.S. Department of Justice agency and is the Federal government's "peacemaker" for community conflicts and tensions arising from differences of race, color, and national origin.

From the manual: Law Enforcement and the Transgender Community

  • Build trust and rapport with the community, victims, and witnesses  
  • Improve mutual respect and understanding 
  • Properly identify and respond to hate crimes
  • Develop a network of reliable resources
  • Serve communities more effectively
  • Learn relevant terminology
  • Understand misconceptions that impact the prevention of and response to hate crimes
  • Develop an awareness of strategies and resources for successful collaboration

 Click here to download "Law Enforcement and the Transgender Community" Training Preview from the Community Relations Service.

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