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Saturday, July 30, 2016

Safe Place Program to Help LGBTQ Victims of Hate Crimes Launched by the Vancouver Police Dept


(Vancouver, Canada) Vancouver police are launching a new initiative they hope will provide a safe place to anyone experiencing anti-LGBTQ hate crimes. The Safe Place initiative allows any business, school or public location to display a special decal to indicate it's a haven for victims — allowing them to enter the premises so they can call police and get support until help arrives. Each location signs a pledge form saying it will support all victims of anti-LGBTQ crimes or incidents. READ MORE

The goal is for victims of anti-LGBTQ crimes to have safe locations where they can call the police. Watch the video below.

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