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70,000 Posters of Suspected Rioters to Hit the Streets

Inspector Les Yeo Integrated Riot Investigation Team This morning are launching a major poster campaign that will blanket the region with posters featuring 100 rioters.  The public support has been incredible.  In two weeks we were able to assemble over 340 volunteers and 70 police officers to […]

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VPD Mounted Unit’s Two Newest Members: Turbo and London

INSPECTOR SCOTT THOMPSON DISTRICT ONE COMMANDER  I want to welcome you and our guests, Mr. Wynne Powell, the CEO of London Drugs, and Valarie MacLean of the Vancouver Police Foundation to the Vancouver Police Mounted Unit. I also want to acknowledge North Command Superintendent Andy Hobbs of the VPD who […]

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VPF Keeps Kids Safe at Queen Alexandra Elementary

VPF  Keeps Kids Safe at Queen Alexandra Elementary

This summer, the VPF awarded $25,000 to KidSafe, an organization that provides nurturing safe havens for vulnerable inner-city children when schools are traditionally closed. Our funding helped KidSafe provide 280 hours of programming to 350 at risk children and youth. We recently heard back from them […]

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Mounted Squad Benefits from London Drugs’ Love

Mounted Squad Benefits from London Drugs’ Love

As one of the businesses affected by the June 15 Stanley Cup riots, London Drugs was keen to find a way to acknowledge the Vancouver Police Department and the officers who helped their staff to safety that night. The company recognized the goodwill amongst Vancouver’s citizens […]

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Vancouver School Safety Patrol Receives VPF Funding

Vancouver School Safety Patrol Receives VPF Funding

With the onset of cold weather and icy road conditions, in December the VPD issued a timely reminder to watch for young students coming and going from schools around the city. The VPD drew attention to the importance of the Vancouver School Safety Patrol in helping […]

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London Drugs Spreads a Little Love

London Drugs Spreads a Little Love

As one of the businesses affected by the June 15 Stanley Cup riots, London Drugs was keen to find a way to acknowledge the Vancouver Police Department and the officers who helped their staff to safety that night. The company recognized the goodwill amongst Vancouver’s citizens […]

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ARV Aids In Armed Standoff

From The Vancouver Sun – September 28, 2011 http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Vancouver+police+investigating+gunshots/5466199/story.html VANCOUVER – An armed stand-off near 45th and Fraser ended Tuesday evening when Vancouver Police found the gunman dead from a self-inflicted wound. Const. Lindsey Houghton said police worked for hours to make contact with the 20-year-old […]

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Corus Cares for the VPF

Corus Cares for the VPF

In June, we were honoured to be the recipient of the Corus Radio Network’s Corus Cares PSA allotment. The award represented approximately $184,000 worth of Public Service Announcement airtime on CKNW, Rock 101, the Fox & AM730. Corus Cares was started by Corus Radio Vancouver in […]

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