Westminster’s newest homeless liaison officer is ‘incredibly compassionate’


Sitting on a curb in front of a home in a Westminster neighborhood, a disheveled, disoriented homeless woman is being tended to by Westminster Police Department Homeless Liaison Officers Nicole Brown and Roland Perez. The officers, with assistance from a social worker, spend nearly two hours helping the mentally ill woman. They contacted shelters and other nonprofit organizations, hoping to get the woman into a warm bed along with needed services. After discerning that the woman made her way up from San Diego, Brown made the 90-mile trip to that city to get the woman safely into a shelter. The…

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