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January 4, 2016

Florida sheriff outs and endangers trans women arrested for sex work

In a most recent sting operation dubbed “Operation Naughty Not Nice” the Polk County Sherriff’s Department, in conjunction with Lakeland Police Department, held a five-day-long undercover investigation in December focusing on individuals who alleg

December 8, 2014

Department of Justice Says Profiling Of Trans People Is Wrong, But Too Many Exceptions

Today, the US Justice Department will release revised guidance on racial profiling by federal law enforcement agencies, extending protections for the first time on the basis of national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, and sexual orien

October 20, 2014

The DOJ Must Act: Why Racial and Religious Profiling Rules Can’t Wait

Trina, a transgender woman of color, is not a stranger to police profiling and harassment. When she was 17 years old, she an officer approached her while she was outside with friends at an LGBT community event in Manhattan’s West Village.

May 7, 2014

Step Forward: PGPD Abandons Live Tweeting Prostitution Sting

Yesterday evening, the Prince George's County Police Department (PGPD) in Maryland released a statement after conducting a prostitution sting operation. The PGPD relented to community advocacy and chose not to live tweet during the raid.

May 5, 2014

Prince George's County Police Department: Public Shaming Won't Work

Last week, the Prince George's County (Maryland) Police Department announced they would live Tweet an upcoming prostitution sting operation, sharing photos of clients using the #PGPDVice hashtag.

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