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The District of Columbia government is launching what it calls the nation's first government- sponsored campaign to promote awareness and understanding of transgender people.
Police say three reported crimes in two days involving members of the gay and transgender community in D.C. do not appear to be related.
The total number of police officers in the city is 3,830, D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier said on WTOP's "Ask the Chief" on Thursday. At least 100 of these are currently in the police academy, which drops the total on-street officers below her hard line of 3,800.
District of Columbia Police Chief Cathy Lanier says she's seeking an independent assessment of the department's handling of bias crimes.
Baltimore County has become the fourth local government in the state to approve a measure protecting transgender people from discrimination.
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D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier was on "Ask the Chief" at 10 a.m. on Thursday.