Summit County Sheriff's Office

Posted on: April 12, 2017

Sheriff's Office Partners in Commander's Personal Journey

On Wednesday, April 12, 2017, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office was honored to share the announcement that Operation Commander Wesley Mumford is transgender and we look forward to her continued service to our community as Commander Lesley Mumford.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Date:  April 12, 2017

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov


SHERIFF’S OFFICE PARTNERS IN COMMANDER’S PERSONAL JOURNEY


SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On Wednesday, April 12, 2017, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office was honored to share the announcement that Operation Commander Wesley Mumford is transgender and we look forward to her continued service to our community as Commander Lesley Mumford. Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons stated, “The strength of diversity in our workforce gives the Sheriff’s Office access to a rich range of talent, representing different experiences, perspectives and styles. These differences foster a collaborative and innovative work environment that makes us a better organization on every level.” The Sheriff’s Office welcomes a diverse workforce that is LGBTQ+ inclusive and is proud of our equal employment opportunity (EEO) policies and commitment to diversity among its employees.


While this is a public announcement, this continues to be a private matter and ask that you please respect Commander Mumford’s privacy. The Sheriff’s Office will not be responding to any media requests regarding this transition in the workplace at this time.


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