Gay and Lesbian Police Advisory Task Force (Los Angeles) Collection, 1978-1992 Coll2011.049*

Finding aid prepared by Marc LaRocque
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Title: Gay and Lesbian Police Advisory Task Force (Los Angeles) Collection
Identifier/Call Number: Coll2011.049*
Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
Language of Material: English
Storage Unit: 1
Physical Description: 0.4 linear foot. [7 folders]
Date (bulk): Bulk, 1981-1983
Date (inclusive): 1978-1992
Abstract: Correspondence, meeting minutes, clippings, press releases, member lists, task force statements, financial documents, articles, legal papers, police/civil service documents, organizational forms, bylaws, a photograph, and flyers documenting activities of the Gay and Lesbian Police Advisory Task Force in Los Angeles, primarily during the years 1981-1984. The Task Force was formed in 1980 to "promote mutually beneficial communication, understanding, and cooperative relationships between the gay and lesbian community and law enforcement agencies in Southern California."
creator: Gay and Lesbian Police Advisory Task Force (Los Angeles).

Scope and Content

Correspondence, meeting minutes, clippings, press releases, member lists, task force statements, financial documents, articles, legal papers, police/civil service documents, organizational forms, bylaws, a photograph, and flyers documenting activities of the Gay and Lesbian Police Advisory Task Force in Los Angeles, primarily during the years 1981-1984. The Task Force was formed in 1980 to "promote mutually beneficial communication, understanding, and cooperative relationships between the gay and lesbian community and law enforcement agencies in Southern California." The collection focuses on the Task Force's efforts to modify the "training, hiring, police practices, and procedures" of the Los Angeles Police Department in regard to gay and lesbian community relations.

Historical Note

The Gay and Lesbian Police Advisory Task Force was formed in 1980 to "promote mutually beneficial communication, understanding, and cooperative relationships between the gay and lesbian community and law enforcement agencies in Southern California." Its primary focus was on the "training, hiring, police practices, and procedures" of the Los Angeles Police Department in regard to gay and lesbian community relations.

Access

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Processing Information

Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
In order to provide access to this collection, minimal processing on this collection was expedited in 2011. Date spans were given wherever possible, but do not reflect the most accurate inclusive dates.

Preferred Citation

Gay and Lesbian Police Advisory Task Force (Los Angeles) Collection, Coll2011-049, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Gay and lesbian rights--United States--California
Lesbian and gay experience
Police--Community relations