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Coming Full Circle

Coming Full Circle

VPD Constable Mariya Zhalovaga is a Youth Liaison Officer at Windermere Secondary School. This year, she was one of the VPD Members who participated as instructors during the VPD Student Challenge – a Grade 11/12 “youth police academy” that runs during Spring Break. On March 19, […]

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Improving the quality of service for people in need of mental health and substance use treatment

“The HUB will not only provide better patient care but it will also greatly reduce the amount of time our officers wait with patients in the Emergency Department. The HUB will free up their time so they can get back on the road quicker to help […]

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Developing Healthy and Respectful Relationships

Developing Healthy and Respectful Relationships

Yo Bro Yo Girl Youth Initiative is a gang intervention program that started out in 2009 with about 30 gang-affiliated youth in one community. Since then, it has grown to serve more than 500 youth weekly with high impact programs that create outstanding results. Yo Bro […]

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A new tool to aid Vancouver Police in finding our most vulnerable citizens

A new tool to aid Vancouver Police in finding our most vulnerable citizens

Vancouver Police and MedicAlert Foundation Canada, with funding from the Vancouver Police Foundation, have launched a new service to ensure people with autism, Alzheimer’s, dementia, or a cognitive brain injury, who go missing, are returned to their family members and caregivers sooner. MedicAlert Connect Protect gives […]

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Hats off to the 2016 Grant Recipients!

Hats off to the 2016 Grant Recipients!

The 2016 Grant Ceremony took place on October 5th. We would like to take the time to thank all the VPD members and civilians who took the initiative to think about new programs and ways we can build safer communities and who submitted a grant proposal […]

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Join us at the ‘Caps Kick-off at Terry Fox Plaza on August 12th

Join us at the ‘Caps Kick-off at Terry Fox Plaza on August 12th

The Whitecaps know how to put on a pre-game party! Come on down to the Terry Fox Plaza starting at 6:30pm on August 12th and join us while we support the Whitecaps. We will be bringing the cool, stylish VPD Aviator Sunglasses to the game to […]

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2016 Vancouver Pride Parade

2016 Vancouver Pride Parade

The 2016 Pride Weekend has concluded, but we wanted to share some of the many great moments from this past weekend. We had so much fun walking in the Parade with the VPD, the Foundation volunteers, the Vancouver CPC’s, and the VPD Cadets. We are so […]

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Kops’ Shades for Kids

Kops’ Shades for Kids

Police Aviator Sunglasses Campaign Raises Funds for VPD Community Outreachand Youth-at-Risk Programs Starting on June 8th, when you put on a pair of the VPD Aviator Sunglasses, you’re not only looking like a cop, you are becoming our partner in the community.  With each purchase of […]

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ID4ME Assisting Individuals with the ID Process

ID4ME Assisting Individuals with the ID Process

Formal identification is essential for gaining access to a variety of services, supports and opportunities. Not having a birth certificate, BCID, Health Care Card, BC Services Card or Status Card creates barriers to employment, housing, medical assistance, and even a feeling of self-worth. The majority of the […]

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New Exhibit at the Vancouver Police Museum Explores Vancouver’s Youth Programs

New Exhibit at the Vancouver Police Museum Explores Vancouver’s Youth Programs

Opened in 1986, the Vancouver Police Museum is North America’s oldest police museum. Through self-guided tours, or a variety of public and school programs, the Museum has been educating the public about the history of crime and law enforcement in Vancouver. To date, the Vancouver Police […]

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