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NYPD - Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Liaison Unit

Welcome to the Community Affairs Bureau LGBT Liaison Unit.  The mission of the Community Affairs Bureau LGBT Liaison Unit includes:

  • Fostering positive relations between the LGBT community and the NYPD by providing a liaison for community members who may be crime victims, have information or issues of concern to the police department.
  • Working with precincts, police (housing) service areas, and transit districts, located in areas with a large, visible LGBT community within them, to address concerns of that area.
  • Assists in productive dialogue with investigative units concerning LGBT related crimes. 
  • Works in partnership with other city agencies, other law enforcement entities, and community based organizations, education, and involvement in other LGBT related issues.
  • Maintaining an interactive role in recruit based and in-service police trainings regarding the LGBT community.
  • Other various duties within Community Affairs as required.
  • LGBT event photos page.
  • For further information regarding the Community Affairs LGBT Liaison unit, view LGBT pamphlet HERE or contact the following by calling (212) 614-6748 or emailing:

Sgt. Michelle Martindale

PO Aaron Ayala

 PO Ana Arboleda