The Gay Officers Action League was founded in 1982 to address the needs of Gay and Lesbian Criminal Justice Professionals. GOAL members include active and retired uniformed and civilian Criminal Justice Professionals employed in the Greater New York City Area. Our membership has historically included members of the New York City Department of Correction. GOAL’s mission is to:
1. Support Active and Retired Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender and Queer Law Enforcement Officers and other Criminal Justice Personnel from recognized agencies.
2. Educate and provide Training for non-LGBTQ Officers and Personnel with respect to issues of employment of LGBTQ and providing services to the LGBTQ Community at Large.
3. Promote a positive relationship between the Criminal Justice Community and the LGBTQ Community through a variety of community services and educational forums, with an emphasis on the principles of justice, equity and equality within the areas of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice.