LGBTQ+ Core Competency

This training equips participants with current and accurate information surrounding laws, the historical context around the relationship between the LGBTQ+ community and law enforcement, terminology, and more so that officers feel confident in their knowledge regarding the LGBTQ+ community. Other areas covered in this training will be gender identity, gender expression, and pronoun usage so that officers may effectively and respectfully communicate with LGBTQ+ individuals. After completing this training, officers will receive 2.5 hours of LETCSA credits.

Law enforcement officers may login to the Acadis portal and find this training.


Who can attend our classes?

Per WAC 139-11-020, this course is required for all peace officers that were certified before December 7, 2019, and lateral peace officers certified in Washington after December 7, 2019. 

Required Equipment

To attend this course, students must have a computer with audio and video capabilities, and an internet connection. Content, websites, videos, and other course materials are embedded into the course.

Pre-Course work