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A Report by Solutions Not Punishment Collaborative:

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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, and sexually assault trans people.

  2. Decriminalize sex work and provide employment and social service opportunities to trans residents.

  3. Adopt community drafted and supported standard operating procedures, in addition to implementing improved policies and protocols that ensure trans equity.

  4. Conduct an investigation of misconduct by the Atlanta police against trans individuals and develop a clear plan to address harm done.

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