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Why QPS Acting Sergeant Ben Bjarnesen Became An LGBTI Liaison Officer

Acting Sergeant Ben Bjarnesen (pictured right) is both an LGBTI Liaison officer in the Queensland Police Service and a member of the LGBTIQ community. QN Magazine recently spoke to Ben about why he became an LGBTI Liaison Officer and how the volunteer role has allowed him to make a difference to members of the community. …

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To serve and protect – everyone

QNews Magazine talks to three LGBTI Liaison Officers in the Queensland Police Service who provide support and assistance to our community in addition to their regular duties. Society requires police. We all want to go about our daily lives safe from crime. Police are entrusted by the community with protecting citizens from harm, preventing crime, …

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LGBTIQ Domestic Violence Is Under-Reported, And This Police Officer Wants That To Change

Increased representation of LGBTI people in domestic violence awareness campaigns is needed to increase reporting of violence in same-sex relationships, a Queensland Police Service LGBTI Liaison Officer has said. In late 2016, Fortitude Valley-based Senior Constable Ben Bjarnesen was the recipient of a Churchill Fellowship, a grant that allows Australians to travel overseas to conduct …