Members of the Newark Police Department illegally harassed a transgender woman, says the ACLU of NJ. They filed a lawsuit against the Newark Police Department in the case of Diana Taylor, a transgender Newark citizen tormented by officers who harassed her, falsely arrested her, and threatened her safety. Filing its third suit against the troubled department in as many years, the ACLU-NJ called for reforms of the departments complaint system to prevent future abuse. The lawsuit alleges officers stopped Diana Taylor, born Christopher Moore, last March for no reason.
"The police did more than arrest me