Lee Broadstock is a police sergeant based at Oldham in Greater Manchester, and is also the current secretary of the Greater Manchester Police (GMP) Pride Network.
He will be discussing the work that Greater Manchester Police has done to improve life for the LGBT community.
Lee, who has been a police officer for 12 years, is also the secretary for the National LGBT Police Network, the LGBT staff network for all the police and crime agencies in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
He was formerly the chair of the GMP Pride Network and in his time as chair developed and launched the world’s first Rainbow liveried police car, brought together the North West Police forces staff networks under the Police With Pride banner and was one of the founders of the National LGBT Police Network – Police With Pride, which successfully launched in August 2015.
Lee has previously held the position of Equality Officer for GMP and has worked on Manchester’s three-year hate crime strategy from 2012-2015, developed the LGBT Foundation Village Angels community safety initiative and conducted and published the first hate crime report specific to hate crimes experienced by the transgender community, which formed a part of the government’s transgender equality report.
He is also a trustee and co-treasurer for the LGBT Foundation, a national charity based in Manchester delivering wide-ranging services to LGBT communities.
Date: September 8, 2016
Time: 7pm until 9pm
Where: Cane and Grain, 49 – 51 Thomas Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1NA
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