Press Release

Announcing The Release Of

Coming Out From Behind The Badge – 3rd Edition
LGBTQ+ Awareness for Law Enforcement and all First Responders


  • All of the content you need to provide LGBTQ+ awareness training.
  • A new chapter on terminology.
  • A new chapter on serving the community and LGBT Liaison Programs.
  • An updated and expanded history of law enforcement and the LGBTQ+ community.
  • New and updated stories and interviews.
  • New content on supporting transgender members of law enforcement.


  • An instructor providing LGBT Awareness classes for first responders.
  • A college professor teaching criminal justice and community policing.
  • A law enforcement leader wanting to create an inclusive workplace.
  • An out gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender first responder.
  • A student preparing for a career in law enforcement, the fire service or EMS profession.
  • A law enforcement psychologist who wants to understand better.
  • Anyone who is searching for how to “come out.”

This book is an ideal textbook for use in LGBT awareness training, college courses in community policing, administration of justice, and LGBT studies.

Law enforcement and all other first responder professionals need to be culturally competent and have a confident understanding of the LGBTQ+ community. LGBT awareness training is being provided to first responders across the United States and law enforcement is taking the lead. This book provides the foundational knowledge to support this training.

Coming January 2, 2023, to Amazon, Barnes and Noble, BookBaby, and other online sellers.

Now accepting pre-orders for signed hard cover editions – only 20 copies available at a special discounted price.

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