Pride Toronto Statement Regarding Police In Parade

Pride Toronto’s statement regarding police participation in the parade

TORONTO, ON, May 7 | Pride Toronto released a statement regarding police participation in the Pride Parade and festival weekend. The statement aims to clarify that police are not banned, that they are invited to participate with select conditions and that they will be providing necessary services to ensure the festival is secure.

LGBTQ+ police officers and their allies are not banned from the parade.

We welcome and encourage their participation to add to Pride this year as members of our community. LGBTQ+ police officers and their allies can march in the parade with community groups, with the City of Toronto, or even create their own group.

We are simply requesting that their participation not include the following elements: uniform, weapons, and vehicles.

The Toronto Police Service has been involved and supportive to us throughout our festival planning. They will provide all the necessary services to ensure that the festival weekend and parade are secure and successful.

CLICK HERE TO READ THE STATEMENT

http://www.pridetoronto.com/2017/05/07/pride-toronto-statement-police-participation-parade/

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