July 27, 2021

Sensitization of police officers in working with the LGBT population

The police officers of Police Administrations of Bijeljina and Zvornik on July 27 attended an education on sensitization of police officers in acting towards the LGBT population organized by the Association “RS MoI Women Network-RS WPON” in Bijeljina.

The speakers at the education were representatives of the institutions of the Republic of Srpska – Gender Center – RS Centre for Gender Equity and Equality, RS University Clinical Center and the RS Ministry of the Interior.

The goal of the education is to sensitize police officers in terms of their action towards the members of the LGBT population, in accordance with the normative framework and legal procedures enacted by the police officers of the Republic of Srpska Ministry of the Interior. 

This education is a part of the project “Promotion of Diversity and Equality in BiH” implemented by the Association “RS MoI Women Network-RS WPON” with the financial support of the European Union and the Council of Europe. In addition, one of the activities is the publication of the monograph “Police and LGBT – Criminalistics Point of View” by the author Aleksandar Miladinović, a police officer of MOI RS.