Wednesday, 16 August 2017 22:10

Virginia Beach sheriff appointed its first LGBT liaison officer

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In Virginia Beach, Sheriff Ken Stolle has appointed the first LGBT liaison.

Indeed, Cpl Guy Saucier became the first LGBT liaison in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He joined six other LGBT liaison officers, so one liaison in all seven Hampton Roads cities.

Cpl Saucier said he was honored to become an LGBT liaison in the Virginia Beach Sheriff's office:

"I am honored to accept the appointment by Sheriff Stolle as the LGBT Liaison for the Virginia Beach Sheriff’s Office," Cpl. Saucier told WTKR. "I look forward to working with our community in this role and serving as a resource and advocate for LGBT individuals at the Virginia Beach Sheriff’s Office and at large."

As for Sheriff Stolle, he was proud of this appointment:

"I am proud to appoint the Virginia Beach Sheriff’s Office’s first ever LGBT Liaison. I know Cpl. Guy Saucier will do a great job and will play a vital role as we expand our community outreach, improve our diversity and work toward effectively representing every part of our community."

Photo courtesy of the Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office