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Lack of trust in law enforcement hinders reporting of LBGTQ crimes

SAN FRANCISCO — Violent crimes and other hate incidents against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans are consistently not reported and prosecuted because of chronic distrust between the LGBTQ community and police. Nearly 300,000 crimes may have been committed against people across the United States because of their sexual orientation from 2012 to 2016, according […]