by Yusef NajafiPublished on November 30, 2009The Metropolitan Police Department is slated to review hate-crime reports for 2008 in an effort to include a new category noticeably missing from Mayor Adrian Fenty's recently released "Bias-related Crime Report": gender identity.In an exchange with Rick Rosendall, vice president for political affairs for the Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance, Christopher Dyer, the mayor's liaison to the LGBT community, said that the MPD will conduct a reevaluation of the 2008 reports.''I've been told that MPD will be reviewing its data to identify those that are based on gender identity. They will be starting with this year's crimes, and working backwards,'' Dyer said in a response to a query from Rosendall, now posted on the GLAA Forum blog....
Tuesday, December 1, 2009
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