Report Recommendation 2.12

Establish search and seizure procedures related to LGBTQ and transgender populations.

2.12 Establish search and seizure procedures related to LGBTQ and transgender populations.

Established Practice

SPPD provides trusted service with respect

The Saint Paul Police Department has a specific policy governing conduct in strip searches, including same gender requirements and requiring a written report when such searches are necessary. 

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2.12 Establish search and seizure procedures related to LGBTQ and transgender populations.

Established Practice

SPPD provides trusted service with respect

Saint Paul Police Department policies require officers to respond to individual requirements for dignity in personal searches. The department is researching this policy to ensure it is reflective and considerate of all communities. 

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2.12 Establish search and seizure procedures related to LGBTQ and transgender populations.

Upcoming

SPPD recognizes individual rights

The Saint Paul Police Department will include LGBTQ needs and perspectives in its comprehensive policy review and has a designated LGBTQ community liaison to oversee department functions and policy. Anticipated completion 2018.