Instructional Materials

We have everything you need to learn and prepare to provide LGBT awareness training for law enforcement.

  • A textbook to prepare you with the knowledge you need to teach.
  • The Instructor Guide to use with the textbook to guide your student’s learning.
  • The complete curriculum package provides outlines, lesson plans, and learning activities.

Use the textbook to learn the background and history you need to deliver training for your class.  The book is an ideal read for criminal justice and law enforcement academy students.  This 13-page training guide includes critical thinking activities using content from “Coming Out From Behind The Badge.”


Our “LGBT Awareness For California Law Enforcement Instructor Guide” provides all of the curriculum content you need to deliver training that meets the following student learning outcomes.  This 47-page guide is applicable to every law enforcement agency in every state.

  • Explain the difference between sexual orientation and gender identity and how these two aspects of identity relate to each other and to race, culture, and religion. 
  • Define the terminology used to identify and describe sexual orientation and gender identity. 
  • Identify ways to create an inclusive workplace within law enforcement for sexual orientation and gender identity minorities. 
  • Identify important moments in history related to sexual orientation and gender identity minorities and law enforcement. 
  • Describe how law enforcement can respond effectively to domestic violence and hate crimes involving sexual orientation and gender identity minorities. 

This curriculum meets the requirements of California Penal Code section 13519.41 and meets the requirements for certification by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training.  Use this for basic law enforcement academy training, in-service training, 9-1-1 dispatcher training, college classes and more.

Get print copies of Coming Out From Behind The Badge, the Coming Out From Behind The Badge Instructor Guide, and the LGBT Awareness For Law Enforcement Instructor Guide, sent directly via USPS priority mail service as supplies last for $34.95 including shipping.