SDPD Adopts New Rules on Interactions With Transgender, Nonbinary Citizens

SDPD Adopts New Rules on Interactions With Transgender, Nonbinary Citizens

Things are getting ridiculous.

(Link): San Diego Police Department adopts new rules for interactions with transgender and nonbinary citizens

(Link): San Diego Police transgender, nonbinary interaction procedures

…For the complete document on the procedures, click here (PDF document).

 (Link): SDPD Adopts New Rules on Interactions With Transgender, Nonbinary Citizens

Excerpts:

The rules are designed to create a mutual understanding among community members and police on the procedures that will be followed, to prevent conflict.

June 1, 2021

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. — Citing a commitment to better meeting the diverse needs of the communities it serves, the San Diego Police Department Tuesday released a new set of policies guiding officer interactions with transgender and gender-nonbinary people.

….Key components of San Diego Police Department Procedure 6.34 require that SDPD personnel:

— use visual and verbal cues to become aware of a person’s gender identification, accept it and refer to them by their preferred pronouns;

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