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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Liaison Unit (LGBTLU)

Press Release

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Liaison Unit (LGBTLU) is a team of dedicated officers that focuses on the public safety needs of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and their allied communities.  They conduct public education campaigns on issues related to hate crimes and public safety.  Their primary focus is to gain the trust of the community and seek out information that leads to the closure of hate crime and violent crime within the LGBT community.  They conduct patrol functions and respond to all citizen complaints.

Core and Affiliate Members of the Special Liaison Division

Download the list of current members of each liaison unit

Contacting the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Liaison Unit (LGBTLU)

For immediate police service, always dial 9-1-1.
Emergency call takers can handle calls in multiple languages and can accommodate members of the deaf and hard-of-hearing community.  Once police are on the scene, you may request an on-duty affiliate or Liaison Officer be contacted.

Contacting a Specialized Unit for Normal Police Business

For other police service, such as to request an affiliate or Liaison Officer attend a meeting or to discuss other non-emergency issues, please contact the appropriate Liaison Office below.  Please note that these offices are not staffed 24-hours a day, but all calls will be returned within one business day.

Office Location
DuPont Circle, 1369A Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036

The entrance is on the Massachusetts Avenue side of the SunTrust Bank Building. It is accessible by Metro rail (Red Line) and bus.

Phone: (202) 506-0714
Phone: (202) 347-8164 TTY
Fax: (202) 724-4120

Email: [email protected]