“The Most Dangerous Thing Out Here Is The Police”

“The Most Dangerous Thing Out Here Is The Police”

“The Most Dangerous
Thing Out Here Is The Police”

Trans Voices
on Police Abuse and Profiling in Atlanta

A report by the Solutions Not Punishment Collaborative (SNaP Co)

Trans Voices on Police Abuse and Profiling in Atlanta

First published in 2016 by:
Solutions Not Punishment Coalition
Solutions Not Punishment Collaborative
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 “THE MOST DANGEROUS THING OUT HERE IS THE POLICE”

 

A report by the Solutions Not Punishment Collaborative (SNaP Co)

Contents

 

Executive Summary
Key Finding #1: APD is sexually assaulting trans people of color
Key Finding #2: APD has a pattern & practice of profiling trans people
Key Finding #3: Encounters with APD make trans people less safe

Calls to Action
1. Eliminate ordinances that encourage police to target, harass & sexually assault trans people
2. Decriminalize sex work & provide employment & social service opportunities to trans residents
3. Adopt community drafted & supported standard operating procedures & implement improved policies & protocols that ensure trans equity
4. Conduct an investigation of misconduct by the Atlanta police against trans individuals & develop a clear plan to address harm done

Note on Language

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