The Elgin Police Department is committed to supporting the LGBTQ+ community. This is inclusive of department-wide training in LGBTQ+ issues, updating police policies, a designated non-binary cell, proper use of pronouns. Lieutenant Travis Hooker, a lifetime Elgin resident, is a Certified LGBTQ+ Liaison Officer and Certified Trainer for LGBTQ+ and Law Enforcement. He is a graduate of St. Edward's High School and Judson University and has been a K9 handler, patrol shift supervisor, and internal compliance sergeant.
Some of our LGBTQ+ initiatives include:
Hosting a teen group every Monday at the YWCA at 6:30 p.m.
Kane County Networking Group
Member of the Kane County Workplace Inclusion, Diversity & Equity
Participating in parade and outreach opportunities