The purpose of this paper is to explores the contemporary workplace experiences of lesbian and gay officers who serve across the UK. Using an online survey, the research asked lesbian and gay officers to share their experiences in law enforcement environments. Acknowledging the changing climate in many law enforcement environments, this respondents here were asked to focus on both positive and negative experiences in the workplace. The responses of police officers revealed that lesbian and gay officers face barriers to equal employment opportunities similar to those faced by women and other minorities in law enforcement, but lesbian officers appear to experience and witness lower levels of discrimination than gay male police officers.
Shared workplace experiences of lesbian and gay police officers in the United Kingdom
Lesbian former Victoria police constable claims she was bullied by officers | Daily Mail Online
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Lesbian former Victoria police constable claims she was bullied by officers
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Nicki Lewis, a former leading senior constable at Victoria Police, also claimed male police officers would prey on vulnerable women and cancel traffic tickets in return for sexual favours. She said the key bully was a woman who would belittle her and spread malicious, false rumours. You wonder whether you are actually all the things that they're trying to paint you to be,' Ms Lewis said. She also explosively claimed that male police officers would prey on vulnerable women and cancel traffic tickets in return for sexual favours, pictured during her time as an officer. I was so uncomfortable,' she told the show.