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Colorado Springs Police To Be Trained In Transgender Sensitivity

05/01/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Last week, Colorado Springs police joined a small number of departments in the nation in educating officers about the transgender community, a surprising move in a conservative city home to religious groups that have fiercely opposed transgender-inclusive legislation.

All Colorado Springs police officers are undergoing training on how the department expects them to behave when questioning, searching or detaining transgender individuals. That is, with the same respect offered everyone else.

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