Vancouver Police Department Constables Chris Birkett and Constable Bryan Watson, both members of Out on Patrol, visited social justice classes at Fulton and VSS to talk to the kids about Out on Patrol and other 2SLGBTQ+ topics.
In support of Pride Month, two officers from the Vancouver-based Out on Patrol Society spent the day talking with students at two Vernon high schools this week.
Constables Chris Birkett and Bryan Watson of the Vancouver Police Department are both members of ‘Out on Patrol’, a peer support organization for 2SLGBTQ+ members of law enforcement.
Constable Chris Birkett named Blue Line Magazine's 2021 "Rookie of the Year".
This award recognizes and encourages a standard of excellence that exemplifies “Leadership as an Activity not a Position,” and pride in service to the public.
Out On Patrol board member Sgt. Lorena Rostie, speaks about how the Langley RCMP detachment and the school board office will soon be connected by a rainbow crosswalk.
Speaking for Out On Patrol, Const. Chris Birkett says they support the installation and maintenance of a rainbow crosswalk in the Langley Township between the school board office and the Langley RCMP detachment near 222 Street and 48A Avenue.
Urges supporters to donate to cover cost of $12,000 crossing near main RCMP detachment.
Vancouver Police Department Const. Chris Birkett is the president of the newly launched non-profit, Out On Patrol, a peer support organization based in British Columbia for LGBTQ2S+ members of law enforcement and allies. Below, he shares more with Blue Line on the background to building this worthwhile initiative and more.
Vancouver's Out On Patrol is a great example of positive policing in the community! They are a non-profit peer support organization for LGBTQ2S+ members of law enforcement. Cst Chris Birkett is a VPD officer and the president of Out On Patrol.
Out On Patrol launches support network for LGBTQ2S+ law enforcement members.
Burnaby Mountie helps launch provincial peer-support group for LGBTQ cops.
'Out On Patrol' support network launches for LGBTQ2S+ law enforcement members.
'Out On Patrol' launches to help LGBTQ law enforcement officers and allies.
Out On Patrol non-profit launched by LGBTQ2S+ law enforcement members in B.C.