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Minneapolis Chief Marries Sgt. Partner

August 20, 2013
Minneapolis Police Chief JaneƩ Harteau and her partner on and off the force Sgt. Holly Keegel got married Friday, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

Ex-Roommate Arrested In Murder of Decorated Ga. Officer

July 10, 2013
The ex-roommate suspected of fatally shooting an East Point (Ga.) Police officer waived her first court hearing on Wednesday morning. Danielle Alexis Parker was arrested Tuesday and charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Cpl. Crystal Adele Parker.

N.J. Cop Claims Discrimination During Pregnancy

April 11, 2013
A Raritan Borough (N.J.) Police officer has accused the leaders of a small central New Jersey town of discriminating against her after she became pregnant. Officer Kathleen Sausa claims she was targeted by town officials.

LAPD Faces $2.4M Payouts To Black, Lesbian Officers

March 28, 2013
The city of Los Angeles is facing payouts of $1.2 million and $1.24 million to LAPD officers who sued the department, claiming discrimination, reports the Los Angeles Times.

Slain Missouri Trooper's Life Partner Fights for Survivor Benefits

November 6, 2012
The life partner of a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper killed on duty in 2009 has filed a lawsuit after he was denied surviving spousal benefits by the Missouri Department of Transportation and Retirement System (MPERS).

San Jose Cop To Chief: 'I'm Gay'

October 10, 2012
San Jose (Calif.) Police officer John Reinert picked an opportune moment to tell his chief a secret he'd been keeping for half a century. Following L-G-B-T sensitivity training, Reinert delivered his message.

Atlanta Pays $250K To HIV Positive Cop Applicant

August 22, 2012
The city of Atlanta has agreed to pay $250,000 to a police applicant who claimed he wasn't hired because he tested HIV positive during medical screening.

Dallas Sgt. Transferred Over Chick-Fil-A Incident

August 10, 2012
The Dallas Police Department transferred one of its sergeants to night jail duty, after two lesbian female officers accused him of making inappropriate comments about the Chick-fil-A controversy.

Portland Police Bureau's 'It Gets Better'

June 19, 2012

The Portland Police Bureau posted the video "It Gets Better," a compilation of interviews with LGBT officers discussing their experiences of being gay, lesbian, or transgender.

Calif. Deputy Claims He Was Fired Because He Is Gay

May 2, 2012
A former Merced County sheriff's deputy is suing the department for sexual harassment, claiming he was fired because he's gay.

Panel Reinstates Florida Officer Fired For Appearing In Gay Porn Film

August 13, 2010
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement panel ruled Officer Mike Verdugo, 36, could keep his certification as a peace officer. The panel also ruled he must be placed on probationary status and take a state-approved ethics training course.

Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor

December 4, 2009

Jane Castor takes over as Tampa's first female police chief, replacing retiring Chief Steve Hogue. Castor is currently the assistant chief of operations and has been with the Tampa Police Department for 25 years. Castor has held many positions in several areas of the department including patrol, narcotics, family violence and sex crimes, and criminal intelligence.

D.C. Police Freeze Hiring In Gay Liason Unit

October 12, 2009
The unit is staffed by openly gay and lesbian officers, and has dwindled to four officers from seven. Instead of hiring officers for those positions, Lanier wants to train patrol officers who ask to work with the gay community.

Tampa Names Florida's First Female, Openly Lesbian Chief

September 17, 2009
The pioneering Jane Castor, 49, rose through the ranks of the department, where she has worked various assignments including patrol, narcotics, family violence and sex crimes, and criminal intelligence.

California Agency Loses "Sexual Conquest" Lawsuit

June 10, 2009
The city of Hayward will pay nearly $5 million to 14 female Police Department employees who accused male supervisors of regarding them as "fair game for potential sexual conquests" and said male officers talked of "converting" their lesbian colleagues, attorneys in the case said today.

The State of American Law Enforcement - The Blue Mosaic

February 1, 2008

Who becomes a cop? Who are the men and women that comprise the ranks of a profession where they can be killed for no reason other than the fact that they are cops?

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