Victoria Police Chief Commissioner Simon Overland has today announced he will march in next year’s Pride March.
The announcement was made as part of a special JOY94.9 four-hour broadcast from the Victoria Police headquarters as part of Community Safety Month.
Overland was invited to attend the march by Pride March president Brett Hayhoe earlier this year.
“Victoria Police participation in events like this and the Harmony Walk earlier this year are important in developing a strong, vibrant and inclusive community,” Overland said in a statement.
“When we, as a community, celebrate diversity together we increase trust and break down barriers which help to lead to a safer community.”

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