Shelby Kendall complained after a Ft. Lauderdale officer misgendered her as male on citation. The officer was reprimanded by a citizen review board. (Photo: Sun-Sentinel Video Screenshot)

Shelby Kendall complained after a Ft. Lauderdale officer misgendered her as male on citation. The officer was reprimanded by a citizen review board. (Photo: Sun-Sentinel Video Screenshot)

The entire Fort Lauderdale (FL) Police Department should undergo extra training on how to properly treat transgender people, a city panel has decided.

The suggestion came Monday during a Citizens Police Review Board hearing for a police officer who categorized a transgender woman as male on a citation.

The board, which serves as a watchdog group over police, also decided the officer should receive a written reprimand for the incident.

Officer James Brinton faced a complaint from Shelby Kendall after he pulled her over in January for reckless driving in a Camaro. Despite Kendall’s driver’s license saying she is female, Brinton changed the traffic citation to list her as male.

Brinton said he thought the information on the driver’s license was a mistake, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

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