Chicago Police Department Adopts Transgender Policy

09/04/2012 05:12 pm ET

After more than two years of pushing by transgender-rights advocates, the Chicago Police Department (CPD) has quietly adopted a general order that mandates the respectful treatment of transgender detainees.

The policy has been a major goal of more than 30 community groups, which pushed for the order both within CPD and through a proposed city ordinance.

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