Sergeant Meister joined the department on August 1, 2002 and was promoted to the rank of sergeant on June 1, 2013. Sergeant Meister is currently assigned as the first line supervisor of the department’s Ready Response Team within the Operations Division.
The liaison position will serve as a resource for members of the LGBTQ community who are victims of violent crimes and crimes motivated by hate according to the VA Beach PD Facebook page. Virginia Beach Police Department’s liaison program is mirrored after a similar program which was introduced by the Norfolk Police Department in 2015.
In a fight for three transgender students’ rights to use the restroom corresponding to their gender identity, national legal organization Lambda Legal took their battle against Pine-Richland School District to the Pennsylvania District Court Thursday. In October, Lambda Legal, who works to fight for the rights of LGBTQ individuals and those with HIV, filed a [...]