Transgender Cops: The Intersection of Gender and Sexuality Expectations in Police Cultures

Transgender Cops: The Intersection of Gender and Sexuality Expectations in Police Cultures

by Heather Panter

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ISBN-13: 9781315403687
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/19/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 236
File size: 650 KB

About the Author

Dr Heather Panter is a retired police detective with over 2,000 hours of police-specific training and a combined 13 years of American law enforcement experience with local and federal police agencies. Currently, she is a senior lecturer at Liverpool’s John Moore University where she is a programme leader in the BSc in Policing and Forensics and the program leader in the MSc in Policing and Criminal Investigations.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Current Failures in ‘Queer’ Criminology: Why Transgender Identities Should Be Included in LGBT+ Police Research

1. The Silent "T" in LGBT+ Police Studies

2. Previous Police Research on LGBT+ Identities

3. Gendered Divisions and Social Spaces within Policing  

4. My Reflective Exploration into Police Culture

5. Comparative Research on the Intersection of Police Culture and Transgender Identities

6. "A man who cuts his penis off will never be a woman": Cisgender Police Perceptions of Transgender Officers

7. "We’re the ugly child of the LGBT world": Trans Police Occupational Experiences within Police Culture

8. "We don’t hire people because they are male or female … We are going to make this work": Transgender Perspectives of Administrative Issues

9. Research Contributions and Future Police Policy Recommendations

Appendix A: Sample Interview Schedule

Appendix B: Common Trans Terms


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