They will analyze the security services’ attention to crimes based on gender identity or sexual orientation
The Senate approved a resolution ordering the Commission on Human Rights and Labor Issues to investigate measures and / or protocols that have been implemented in the Puerto Rico Police Office, the Department of Justice and the Office of Court Administration, to ensure that crimes are motivated by whom the sexual identity or sexual orientation of victims of crime is classified and dealt with according to the same These conditions, as well as any other initiative that ensures decent treatment of victims and fosters greater institutional awareness.
This is Senate Resolution 78, written by Senators, Maria de Lourdes Santiago, Raphael Burnaby, Anna Irma Rivera Lassen, Ada Garcia Montes, and Robin Soto Rivera.
This action translates into hate crimes. It will be possible to find out what can and cannot be done. “The entire justice segment will benefit from this investigation to work on the hate crime case,” Rivera Lassen said.
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