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Philadelphia Begins Real-Time Tracking of Crimes Against LGBTQ Individuals

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Kimberly Paynter
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WHYY
Kelly Burkhardt, LGBTQ liaison at the Philadelphia DAO at the announcement of its LGBTQ+ Advisory Board in March 2021.

For the first time, Philadelphia has started tracking crimes committed against LGBTQ people in real-time. Michaela Winberg of WHYY’s Billy Penn reports on the pioneering program, and some of its drawbacks.

(Original air-date: 4/28/21)