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Kintec Returns as Key Running Club Partner

Something incredible has been happening in East Vancouver for the last seven years – all thanks to VPD Detective Mariya Zhalovaga. As the former Student Liaison Officer (SLO) at Windermere Secondary School, Mariya saw a need to provide high school students with a sense of community and purpose, while also supporting their mental and physical […]...

New Online Campaign Educates Young People About Consent

The topic of consent, both inside and outside of intimate relationships, has been making headlines in recent years, but mostly because it’s become apparent to authorities that there is a shocking lack of understanding of what consent really means. The unfortunate reality is that the Vancouver Police Department’s Sex Crimes Unit has been receiving between […]...

Shield Your Sip – New Campaign Highlights the Dangers of Spiked Drinks

When Kate Molloy, Executive Director of the Kerrisdale Oakridge Marpole Community Policing Centre (KOMCPC), noticed there was a concerning lack of public awareness about the issue of drink spiking in Vancouver, she became committed to helping change that. Having moved to Vancouver from Ireland in 2019, she quickly realized that the unfortunate reality was that […]...

National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day 2024

On January 9th, we celebrate National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, a day to acknowledge and appreciate the dedication and sacrifices of police officers. Join us in recognizing the hard work of law enforcement officers everywhere, especially those who serve with the Vancouver Police Department (VPD). The VPD employs over 2,200 individuals, including uniformed officers and […]...

Youth Like JP & Fahima

The VPD Cadet program exemplifies how support from our donors is helping make Vancouver safer for youth like JP & Fahima. Meet Jin Peng (JP) Zhou and Fahima Mohibi, two VPD Cadet graduates who represent the many Vancouver youth who have benefited from the life-changing VPD Cadet program. Many Cadets come from difficult backgrounds including […]...

Women’s Personal Safety Team Celebrates 10 Years!

We are very excited to celebrate the 10th anniversary of one of the most impactful programs that Vancouver Police Foundation has ever funded! Congratulations to the Women’s Personal Safety Team (WPST) got it’s and its ongoing commitment to empowering women from all walks of life. The Women’s Personal Safety Team is 100% volunteer-supported by nearly […]...