Pride Behind the Badge: Public program highlights LGBTQIA+ history in law enforcement
Several law enforcement professionals will share how they found support within the profession while sharing their experiences in law enforcement
By Police1 Staff
WASHINGTON — June is recognized as Pride Month to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan.
In recognition of the month, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has launched a digital exhibit and companion public program, Pride Behind the Badge: The History of LGBTQIA+ in Law Enforcement.
The exhibit titled "Experience Pride Behind the Badge" documents the contributions made by LGBTQIA+ officers in the realm of law enforcement, aiming to inspire the upcoming generation to embrace the responsibility of safeguarding our communities.
The program will be streamed on June 28 at 2 p.m. ET. The broadcast will dive deeper into topics covered in the exhibit and highlight perceived discrimination within the law enforcement profession.
The program and the exhibit will feature individuals who will share how they found support within the profession while sharing their experiences as law enforcement professionals.
To register for the program, click here.