LGBT Awareness For Law Enforcement Online
We are excited to offer the only online LGBT Awareness For Law Enforcement course in the country! This class is open to all law enforcement professionals and students interested in learning more about the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and about how law enforcement can better understand and serve this segment of our community.
The course includes five modules that are designed to address the following learning outcomes.
- The student will 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.
- The student will define terminology used to describe sexual orientation and gender identity.
- The student will identify ways to create an inclusive workplace and to support LGBTQ+ co-workers.
- The student will identify key moments in the LGBTQ+ civil rights movement.
- The student will understand how hate crimes and domestic violence impact LGBTQ+ people.
“The training has been really beneficial for our officers. We have included it into our anti-bias training program.” – Sergeant Bryan Ridge,
Breckenridge, Colorado Police Department
Join The Roster Of Agencies Participating
|Albany Police Department|
|Albany State University Police|
|Anne Arundel County Police Department|
|Arlington, Maine Police Department|
|Austin Police Department|
|Bethlehem Police Department|
|Breckenridge Police Department|
|Brisbane Police Department|
|Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office|
|Cambridge Police Department|
|Cheswold Police Department|
|Chicago Police Department|
|Clark County Sheriff’s Office|
|Cleveland Ohio Division of Police|
|Cleveland Police Department|
|Columbus Police Department|
|Coweta County E-911|
|Denver Sheriff’s Department|
|Dillon Police Department|
|Eagle Police Department|
|Eastland Police Department|
|Edgewood Police Department|
|Elgin Police Department|
|Euclid Police Department|
|Evergreen State College Police Department|
|Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department|
|Folsom Police Department|
|Golden Police Department|
|Grambling State University Police Department|
|Grand Forks Police Department|
|Grand Rapids Police Department|
|Hanover Police Department|
|Haverhill Police Department|
|Hayward Police Department|
|Hillsborough Police Department|
|Houston Police Department|
|Imperial County Sheriff’s Office|
|Indiana Police Department|
|LaPorte Circuit Court|
|Little Rock Police Department|
|Los Angeles Police Department|
|Miami Township Police Department|
|Milwaukee Police Department|
|Monmouth County Sheriffs Department|
|Morgan Hill Police Department|
|Mount Vernon AL Police Department|
|Mountain View Police Department|
|New South Wales Police Force|
|Norfolk Sheriff’s Office|
|Ocean View Police Department|
|Provo City Police Department|
|Quogue Village Police Department|
|Redlands Police Department|
|Salisbury Police Department|
|San Diego County Sheriff’s Department|
|San Mateo Police Department|
|SE Wisconsin Incident Mgt Team|
|Solano County Sheriff’s Department|
|Sonoma State University Police Department|
|Southgate Police Department|
|St. Helena Police Department|
|SUNY Cortland University Police|
|U.S. Treasurer Police Department|
|UC Police – Cal Maritime Academy|
|University of Maryland Baltimore Police Department|
|University of North Georgia Police Department|
|University of Rochester Police Department|
|Vail Police Department|
|Villanova University Police Department|
|Winston-Salem State University Police Department|
|Woodbury City Police Department|
Most people can complete this training within 4 hours, but you can spend as much time exploring the optional resources provides as you wish. We highly recommend using a copy of our book, “Coming Out From Behind The Badge – 2nd Edition.” If you don’t yet have a copy, you can order one in print or digital format from a number of online book sellers.
At the end of the course, you will take a quiz that will make you eligible for a training certificate from Out To Protect.
Customized Course Available
Are you interested in providing this training for your entire agency? We can provide a customized course featuring your agency logo, agency policies, and agency specific questions in the final quiz. We will also provide certificates of completion for everyone who successfully completes the course.
For California Law Enforcement Agencies
Out to Protect has partnered with the Napa Valley Criminal Justice Training Center at Napa Valley College to provide a version of this course that is certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training. This course meets the requirements of California Penal Code Section 13519.41, which specifies LGBT awareness training for California peace officers and dispatchers. Participants may enroll in this course through the Napa Valley Criminal Justice Training Center using the link below. Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate of completion and 4 hours of CPT credit.