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Deaf drivers in Winnipeg receive disrespect from local police

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Dana Zimmer and Jenna Irwin say officers didn't believe they were Deaf during traffic stops

Two young members of Winnipeg's Deaf community say they have faced disrespect or ignorance from local police. Dana Zimmer and Jenna Irwin said officers have thought they are lying about being Deaf during traffic stops. Both women feel discriminated against because of a language barrier and Irwin feels police do not want to make the effort to communicate with her appropriately. Find out what Winnipeg Police have to say about the situation by reading the full article below.

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CBC News: Deaf drivers faced with disbelief, disrespect during Winnipeg traffic stops