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Elliott Blackstone
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Crime Fighter
    (November 30, 1924-October 25, 2006)
    Born in Chinook, Montana
    San Francisco police officer (1949-75)
    Named the SFPD's first liason officer to the 'homophile community' (1962)
    Named Lifetime Achievement Grand Marshall of the 2006 Gay Pride Parade
    He ran into hostility from fellow officers.
    During a raid of a New Year's party at the Council on Religion and the Homosexual, an officer shoved his wife thinking she was a drag queen (1965).
    He was married three times, divorced twice.
    Ironically, his widow JoAn served as the Presbyterian Church (USA)'s prosecutor against Rev. Jane Spahr for violating church law by marrying same-sex couples (2010).
    He served in the US Navy during World War II.
    He established the Central City Anti-Poverty Program and the National Transsexual Counseling Unit.
    He taught community policing courses.
    Conservative members of the SFPD attempted to frame him by planting marijuana in his desk (1973).
    Asked why, as a straight man, he worked so hard for gay rights, he replied 'Because my religion teaches me to love everybody.'

Credit: C. Fishel


    In 2018, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 4 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 8 Votes: 37.50% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 7 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 10 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 9 Votes: 77.78% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 35 Votes: 34.29% Annoying
 
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