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Monday, July 24 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Understanding Law Enforcement Challenges When Working with the Transgender Community

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This presentation is an informational and interactive presentation on who the transgender community are, what the challenges are for a transgender individuals, and how Law Enforcement and other Criminal Justice practitioners can strengthen the relationship between this community and themselves.  Recent Medical, Biological and Genetic information and research will give an insight into the many challenges faced by both CJ providers and transgender individuals when interacting with the Courts, Legal System and Police and Correctional providers.  Insight provided into these challenges by this presentation will hopefully will foster discussion and understanding.

A. A knowledge of most recent medical, biological and genetic research on the transgender person(s).

B. A knowledge of the special concerns of the Transgender Community and the CJ Community and workable solutions to them.

        1. Terminology

        2. Crimes/ Arrest/ Housing

        3. Medical Concerns

C. A knowledge of recent legislative concerns and the implications for LE and the Transgender Community

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Jim Parlow

Assistant Professor, Retired Police Officer, Winona State University
Professor Jim Parlow has fifteen years experience with the La Crosse, WI police department as a street officer.  He served as a beat officer, which included squad, motorcycle bicycle and foot patrol duty, in both plain clothes and uniform. Parlow is a member of the Honor Guard, EAP... Read More →

Monday July 24, 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Room 202
  • Level Intermediate

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