On Monday, April 11, 2016, the Dallas Police Department joined forces with Equality Texas, the largest statewide organization fighting for LGBT equality, to launch a new campaign to battle LGBT discrimination and bring attention to hate crimes in Dallas. During a press conference at the Dallas Police Headquarters, Major Max Geron of the Crimes Against Persons Division said, “The Dallas Police Department is proud to partner with Equality Texas for this kickoff to National Crime Victims’ Week. We support their efforts to bring attention to LGBT victims of crime.”
Sheriff Lupe Valdez, members of the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department, Dallas County District Attorney Susan Hawk, Dallas City Council Member Adam Medrano and recent victims of hate crimes were also in attendance
For more information contact Susan Risdon, Equality Texas, at (214) 226-6741.