British Transport Police LGBT Network

The network supports its members through events, by raising awareness of LGBT+ issues and contributing to the development of BTP policies and the agenda on equality and diversity.  They also provides advice and guidance to BTP on LGBT+ issues in support of the Force's policing objectives. These pages will provide you with news, events details, minutes of meetings and other useful information. 


Membership is open to all staff within BTP, of all sexual orientation. To become a member, please complete the membership link below or e-mail  


If you have any queries, concerns, feedback or would like advice or guidance please contact a committee member or email  All membership details are held in the strictest confidence. 


Aims & Objectives

Our aims are to: 

  • Support and develop LGBT+ staff by arranging awareness sessions in relation to topical areas, supporting staff to achieve their potential via various training courses, to support staff that are being bullied or victimised.

  • Provide LGBT+ staff with networking opportunities by organising regular meetings, annual general meeting, socials and awareness sessions throughout the year

  • Advise on BTP policy and standard operating procedures by canvassing members opinions on a variety of issues

  • Provide advice and guidance on LGBT+ issues in support of the policing objectives

  • Identify and influence national and local issues which affect LGBT+ staff by supporting staff at national/local pride events