TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Mar 27, 2014

The U.S. Justice Department has launched a program to train local police to better respond to transgender crime victims. The program is being overseen by the department's Community Relations Service, which was established under the Civil Rights Act of 1964. News Channel 9 reports the program is an acknowledgment that transgender people are more often victims of violent crime, although they often do not report it.