LGBTQ police liaison introduced during Cville Pride Festival

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The Charlottesville Police Department's first LGBTQ liaison, Bex Thelen, met with people from the community during the eighth annual Cville Pride Festival Saturday.

Thelen has been serving as a police officer in Charlottesville for two years and took on the role as the liasion a few months ago.

With this new role, Thelen hopes to help people find the resources they need.

"One thing that I know is so important to my growing up and discovering who I was as a person was getting to know people who were successful and did have positive outcomes in their personal life and in their careers being a member of the LGBTQ community," Thelen said.

If you would like to reach out to Thelen, you can click on the link in the Related Links box.



 
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