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Dallas Police Look into ’666’ Graffiti on Landmarks as Hate Crime

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jun 30, 2014
Dallas police are investigating the tagging of a gay community landmark and other locations with "666" in red spray paint as a possible hate crime.

Use of Force During Gay Pride Arrest Investigated

By Joe Mandak | Monday Jun 16, 2014
A Pittsburgh police officer has been put on desk duty after video surfaced showing him punching a woman at the city’s gay pride parade and festival.

Video Captures Alleged Police Brutality at Pittsburgh Pride Parade

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jun 16, 2014
A disturbing video surfaced June 15, showing what appears to be a police officer attacking a teen during Pittsburgh’s PrideFest.

German Court: Implants No Impediment to Police Woman

Sunday Mar 9, 2014
A German court has ruled that a prospective Berlin police recruit’s breast implants cannot legally be used as grounds to keep her off the force.

Police Criticized After Attack on Gays in Bosnia

Monday Feb 3, 2014
Police are being criticized for failing to provide adequate security for a gay film festival in Sarajevo that was attacked by a dozen masked men.

Ky. Cop Says He Was Fired, Sexually Harassed Because He’s Gay

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Oct 10, 2013
A police officer from Kentucky says he was harassed and discriminated against after it was discovered by his coworkers that he is gay.

Another Female Police Officer Shot in Afghanistan

By Mirwais Khan | Tuesday Sep 17, 2013
Gunmen shot and wounded the top female police officer in a troubled southern Afghan province, just months after her predecessor was killed, officials said.

Boston Police Department Adopt Transgender Inclusive Policy

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jun 12, 2013
The Boston Police Department officials have revealed new policies that aim to make transgender criminals suspects feel more inclusive.

Sheriff Wins Job Back

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Sunday Oct 14, 2012
Embattled San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi won his job back after the Board of Supervisors voted 7-4 Tuesday night, October 9 to reinstate him.

Grand Jury Declines Charges in NJ Sex Sting Killing

By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Jun 29, 2011
There will be no charges brought against a New Jersey police officer who shot and killed an unarmed man in a park last year, allegedly after the man tried to attack the officer during a sex sting.