Online Exhibit

EXPERIENCE Pride Behind the Badge

The History of LGBTQIA+ in Law Enforcement

The Pride exhibit examines the history and experiences of LGBTQIA+ law enforcement professionals dating back to the 1960s through today. It contains a variety of media, including audio and video recordings of LGBTQIA+ oral history interviews and images capturing recent events, historical events, and various other law enforcement and LGBTQ+ interactions. The exhibit is primarily chronological and incorporates media assets within corresponding thematic sections to supplement the contextual information. It explores the careers and progression of LGBTQIA+ in law enforcement, from the earliest days until now, and seeks to showcase their continued contributions to the profession.