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Mayor Hodges & Chief Harteau Announce MPD Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming Policy

Mayor Betsy Hodges and Chief Janeé Harteau held media availability event where they were joined by community leaders who are proud to announce the MPD’s new Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Policy.
The idea behind the policy is to create established guidelines based on courtesy and dignity for the appropriate treatment of Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming individuals. The Mayor and Chief discussed this policy the day before the City of Minneapolis hosts its Third Annual Trans* Equity Summit.