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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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Access, Recreation and Culture (ARC)

Access, Recreation and Culture (ARC)

Funded in part by the Vancouver Police Foundation, the Access, Recreation and Culture (ARC) program engages Indigenous youth who have an interest in criminal justice. Developed for youth aged 14 to 19, the 10-week program establishes a positive connection with the Vancouver Police Department, as well […]

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Taking care of Mental Health

The VPD Peer Support Unit held an event called “Behind the Badge” on October 21st at the Justice Institute of BC. It was the first time the VPD has hosted a learning event on mental health for the spouses/significant others of sworn members. Support from the […]

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Vancouver Police Officer one of World’s Top 40 under 40

Vancouver Police Officer one of World’s Top 40 under 40

For the second year in a row, a Vancouver Police officer has been chosen as one of the world’s top 40 law enforcement professionals under the age of 40. Recipients of this prestigious award, given by the International Association of Chiefs of Police, demonstrate leadership and […]

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