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Project Landmark

On April 18th, the Vancouver Police Department launched Project Landmark in the Strathcona neighbourhood. Project Landmark is a pilot initiative to increase the number of residential and commercial address plates on the rear of homes that are visible from the back laneways.   With a major increase in recent years in cell phone usage vs. land lines, the VPD and other […]

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VPD Cadet Program Applications Are Now Open

The VPD Cadet program is an innovative leadership building initiative for Vancouver youth in grades 10-12. Over 28 weeks, this program pushes cadets mentally and physically to bring out the best in themselves and their classmates; to build their confidence and leadership skills; and to increase […]

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Student Challenge Graduation

Last month, 48 students graduated from the VPD Student Challenge program on Sunday, March 31st. Sara Milosevic and Mathew Pollard graduated top of the class while Nathan Twa was voted by his fellow classmates as this year’s Valedictorian for being a great team player and for […]

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Photo Exhibition featuring the photography of Julie Scott

We are pleased to announce the exhibition opening of ‘Keeping Your Community Safe: A photographic journey of the VPD’ featuring the work of photographer Julie Scott. Julie Scott is a Registered Nurse at the VPD Jail and has captured photos of the VPD at various events […]

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Grants Season Officially Begins

Grants season is upon us and what an exciting time it is for the Foundation! The VPF awards grants for innovative projects and special equipment that falls outside of VPD’s regular operating budget. These ideas are developed and applied for by members of the VPD, who […]

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The Future Looks Bright for VPD Cadet Jasleen Bahia

Earlier this month, VPD Cadet Inspector Jasleen Bahia was selected as one of 35 recipients to receive the 2019 Loran Scholarship Award which is valued at $100,000 over 4 years. Jasleen was chosen from nearly a pool of 5,100 applicants and has credited her involvement in […]

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We Remember

On February 14th, the Vancouver Police Foundation and the VPD showed their support for the 28th Annual Women’s Memorial March that started at Carnegie Community Centre Theatre and ended at Oppenheimer Park. The march is a yearly gathering which draws thousands of participants to take part […]

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Spotlight on Lucca

Spotlight on Lucca

Meet Lucca: The VPD Victim Services Unit, Justice Facility Dog. As a PADS dog (Pacific Assistance Dog Society), Lucca has been trained to provide a calming presence, a healthy distraction in moments of distress, and encourage and promote healthy communication throughout troubling times for victims. In […]

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A Good Night Out For Everyone

Good Night Out was created to raise awareness of consent culture and the links between alcohol consumption and sexual aggression. The organization’s mission is to see a cultural shift in Vancouver’s arts, culture and nightlife and to provide safer nights out for all. Based on a […]

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Lunch With The Chief

Lunch with the Chief is an important initiative that connects residents of the Downtown Eastside with Chief Constable Adam Palmer as well as many senior members of the VPD. It has helped to build strong bridges between the police and the DTES and has seen the […]

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