Welcome to the Sacramento Gender Community Safety Site
Our First Seminar
Sacramento's first Gender Community Safety Seminar was scheduled for Saturday, June 6, 2009. Members of the LGBTQI and gender community, family, friends, allies and helping professionals worked together to teach the community how to be as safe as possible and featured speakers such as:
Lt. Stephan Thorne of the San Francisco Police Department. He is the highest-ranking out transgender law enforcement official in the country, according to San Francisco Police Commission President Theresa Sparks, who is also transgender. Thorne is one of the top-ranked LGBT officers in the SFPD.Lieutenant Thorne will speak about safety awareness and interacting with your local police.
Sacramento Police Department Central Area Commander Capt. Dana Matthes and Sacramento County Sheriff's Department Assistant Commander Lt. Rosanne Richeal will discuss measures being taken by local law enforcement and how we can help improve our personal and public safety.
David Nylund PhD, MSW will discuss from a counselor's perspective personal safety, avoiding danger and coping with the emotional trauma of abuse, harassment and violence. Dr. Nylund is an author, associate professor of social work at California State University, Sacramento and a leading clinical supervisor of counseling services to the Sacramento gender community.
Self-defense instructor Midge Marino will give a workshop on self-defense and personal safety techniques. Midge Marino is a self-defense expert and Kinesiology professor at California State University, Sacramento.
Sacramento Police LGBT Liaison
Captain Dana Matthes
Phone: (916) 808-4511
Sacramento Sheriff LGBT Liaison
Lt. Rosanne Richeal
Phone: (916) 875-9600
David Nylund, PhD, MSW
Phone: (916) 278-7560
Trans Sensitivity Training
Lt. Stephan Thorne
Phone: (415) 553-1558
Sacramento Transgender Coalition
Phone: (916) 832-4358
Report Hate Crimes
|CRIMES IN CITY OF SACRAMENTO|
|Sacramento Police Department|
|Emergencies||911 or 732-0100|
|TTY for Hearing Impaired||911 or 808-0639|
|Bias & Hate Crime Hotline||916-808-2427|
|Crime Alert Hotline||443-HELP (4357)|
|Pager for Hearing Impaired||916-948-0106|
|CRIMES IN COUNTY OF SACRAMENTO|
|Sacramento County Sheriff|
|Hate Crime Reporting||916-442-0185 x132|
|Emergencies||911 or 874-5111|
|TDD for Hearing Impaired||916-874-7128|
Crime Alert Website
Crime Alert provides a telephone number and Web Tips to encourage citizens in the community to volunteer vital information helpful to law enforcement agencies to fight against crime.
Download Safety Card
A small card to keep in your wallet with the above phone numbers.
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