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Hats off to the 2016 Grant Recipients!

Hats off to the 2016 Grant Recipients!

The 2016 Grant Ceremony took place on October 5th. We would like to take the time to thank all the VPD members and civilians who took the initiative to think about new programs and ways we can build safer communities and who submitted a grant proposal […]

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Join us at the ‘Caps Kick-off at Terry Fox Plaza on August 12th

Join us at the ‘Caps Kick-off at Terry Fox Plaza on August 12th

The Whitecaps know how to put on a pre-game party! Come on down to the Terry Fox Plaza starting at 6:30pm on August 12th and join us while we support the Whitecaps. We will be bringing the cool, stylish VPD Aviator Sunglasses to the game to […]

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2016 Vancouver Pride Parade

2016 Vancouver Pride Parade

The 2016 Pride Weekend has concluded, but we wanted to share some of the many great moments from this past weekend. We had so much fun walking in the Parade with the VPD, the Foundation volunteers, the Vancouver CPC’s, and the VPD Cadets. We are so […]

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Where can I still get a pair of VPD Aviators?

Where can I still get a pair of VPD Aviators?

A BIG thank you to everyone who supported us this year with the Kops’ Shades for Kids Campaign. Not even a week into the Campaign and we have completely sold out of sunglasses on our online store. We are well on our way to reaching our […]

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Jessie – A paticipant of Naskarz

Jessie – A paticipant of Naskarz

This month we visited with the Foundation grant recipients of Naskarz and talked to some of the youth that participated in the program.  Naskarz is program designed to give young people from Vancouver’s downtown eastside social and educational opportunities.  Constable Tim Houchen has been working with […]

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Lucca

Lucca

Meet Lucca, VPD’s Newest Recruit Thanks to your generous donations, we were able to assist in bringing Lucca to the VPD. Lucca will be working with the Victim Services Unit as their new trauma dog. A part of his new role, besides looking adorable,  will be working with […]

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ID4ME Assisting Individuals with the ID Process

ID4ME Assisting Individuals with the ID Process

Formal identification is essential for gaining access to a variety of services, supports and opportunities. Not having a birth certificate, BCID, Health Care Card, BC Services Card or Status Card creates barriers to employment, housing, medical assistance, and even a feeling of self-worth. The majority of the […]

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New Exhibit at the Vancouver Police Museum Explores Vancouver’s Youth Programs

New Exhibit at the Vancouver Police Museum Explores Vancouver’s Youth Programs

Opened in 1986, the Vancouver Police Museum is North America’s oldest police museum. Through self-guided tours, or a variety of public and school programs, the Museum has been educating the public about the history of crime and law enforcement in Vancouver. To date, the Vancouver Police […]

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NewKids Vancouver – VPD Youth Police Academy

NewKids Vancouver – VPD Youth Police Academy

The VPD’s Diversity & Aboriginal Policing Section has been at the forefront of programming for diverse and multicultural populations for years. However, this fall, the Section initiated an educational, awareness and mentorship program called NewKids Vancouver that focuses specifically on new immigrant and refugee youth. With […]

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Vancouver Bike Registry

Vancouver Bike Registry

This week, the VPD in partnership with the Vancouver Police Foundation, Project 529 and the City of Vancouver, launched a new digital Bike Theft Prevention and Registration Program called the Garage 529. In the first three days of the program, over 1000 bikes were registered. The […]

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