Boston police to take up new transgender procedures

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June 12, 2013, 7:25 am
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(NECN) -   The Boston Police Department is issuing new guidelines when it comes to how officers interact with transgender individuals.
     
The order requires all officers to use the name a transgender individual prefers.
     
It also lists changes to how individuals are treated during field stops, frisking, prisoner transportation, booking, and holding.
     
Transgender individuals will also now have a choice between male and female officers when it comes to conducting searches.

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