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My Story: Cst. Chris Birkett’s Proud Journey In Law Enforcement

VPD Constable Chris Birkett was part of a group of 2SLGBTQ+ members that founded Out On Patrol, a non-profit organization created to bring both awareness and support to 2SLGBTQ+ law enforcement members and allies. Despite his leadership in the field today, it took time for Cst. […]

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The Healing Path Initiative Part Two – A Closer Look

Fostering an ongoing relationship with Indigenous communities across Vancouver and beyond has been a priority for many years for both the Vancouver Police Department and the Vancouver Police Foundation. A process of listening, understanding and healing has been at work for decades with years of important […]

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The Healing Path Initiative

Fostering an ongoing relationship with Indigenous communities across Vancouver and beyond has been a priority for many years for both the Vancouver Police Department and the Vancouver Police Foundation. A process of listening, understanding and healing has been at work for decades with years of important […]

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Musqueam Pulling Together Canoe Club: Building & Repairing Relationships

Fostering an ongoing relationship with the Indigenous communities across Vancouver and beyond has been a priority for many years for both the Vancouver Police Department and the Vancouver Police Foundation. A process of listening, understanding and healing has been at work for decades with years of […]

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VPD Indigenous Cultural Health and Learning

Fostering an ongoing relationship with the Indigenous communities across Vancouver and beyond has been a priority for many years for both the Vancouver Police Department and the Vancouver Police Foundation. A process of listening, understanding and healing has been at work for decades with years of […]

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Out On Patrol: Support & Encouragement for the 2SLGBTQ+ Community

In honour of Pride Month we are excited to provide an update on one of the latest pride initiatives we provide funding for: Out On Patrol. After identifying a need for greater peer support and 2SLGBTQ+ community outreach and education, particularly in law enforcement, VPD Constable […]

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Seniors Food Hampers: VPD Finance Department Supports Vancouver’s Elderly

Davina Chung has been an Accountant with the Vancouver Police Department’s Finance Section for six years and in that time, she and her colleagues have generously supported many local families through each holiday season. They have supported the VPD Cadet Program and have also purchased groceries […]

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Reducing Feelings of Isolation: VPD Supports The Shoebox Project for Shelters

We are proud to be funding almost 80 impactful community programs in 2021 that are led by VPD members. While most are operated by front-line VPD officers, we also fund several initiatives that are managed by VPD civilian staff – staff in the front office that […]

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Keeping Our Children Safe: Pedestrian Education & Road Safety

In recognition of Canadian Road Safety Week, we are proud to feature two important community programs we proudly support that strive to reduce injuries and fatalities on our roads. Safety City and Bright at Night are both led by VPD officers with a goal to educate […]

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Here4Peers: Teens Supporting Teens with Mental Health

When the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020, everyone quickly took stock of the toll it was going to take on millions of individual’s physical health. But what also became apparent in the early stages of the pandemic was the significant toll it was going to […]

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