Once inside, they called for backup from the Sixth Precinct using the bar's pay telephone.
The music was turned off and the main lights were turned on.
Those dressed as women that night refused to go with the officers.
Men in line began to refuse to produce their identification.
Meet Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender people in your area.Carter deduces that when the police were unable to receive kickbacks from blackmail and the theft of negotiable bonds (facilitated by pressuring gay Wall Street customers), they decided to close the Stonewall Inn permanently.Two undercover policewomen and two undercover policemen had entered the bar earlier that evening to gather visual evidence, as the Public Morals Squad waited outside for the signal.The customers were "98 percent male" but a few lesbians sometimes came to the bar.Younger homeless adolescent males, who slept in nearby Christopher Park, would often try to get in so customers would buy them drinks.