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VSU Flight Kits: Restoring Dignity & Providing Care

VSU Flight Kits: Restoring Dignity & Providing Care

The VPD’s Victim Services Unit (VSU) is comprised of highly trained civilian professionals that are available to provide free and confidential support to victims, witnesses, and family members affected by crime and trauma. They can offer this critical support while still on-scene of a very recent […]

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VPD Cadet Profile: Trinity Randazzo

VPD Cadet Profile: Trinity Randazzo

Trinity Randazzo is a grade 11 student at Gladstone Secondary in Vancouver and a first year VPD Cadet. She discovered the Cadet program through her older sister Alicia – who was the first VPD Cadet in family. Alicia joined in hopes of getting a head start […]

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Paying It Forward: Floor Hockey for Kids

Paying It Forward: Floor Hockey for Kids

The Floor Hockey for Kids program gives back to the community that once supported VPD Sgt Terry Parmar   VPD Sergeant Terry Parmar grew up in East Vancouver and regularly participated in youth programs, including drop-in floor hockey, at Hastings Community Centre. His family was similar […]

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VPF 45th Anniversary Blog Series Part 5: Thank You!

VPF 45th Anniversary Blog Series Part 5: Thank You!

Thank you for 45 incredible years! Since 1976, thanks to the support of generous donors and partners, the Vancouver Police Foundation has granted over $12 million to more than 240 innovative and impactful programs. That’s 45 incredible years of supporting Vancouver Police officers as they go […]

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VPF Announces a Commitment of $1.6 Million in Grants for 2022

VPF Announces a Commitment of $1.6 Million in Grants for 2022

We are very proud to have completed our 2022 granting cycle and excited to announce we recently committed more than $1.6 million to 119 incredible community programs across Vancouver. Through this annual grant program, individual VPD officers apply for funding to develop and manage programs and […]

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45th Anniversary Blog Series Part 4: VPF 2016 – 2021

45th Anniversary Blog Series Part 4: VPF 2016 – 2021

Building a Safer Vancouver Together This year we are proud to be celebrating our 45th anniversary. That’s 45 years of serving this great city and supporting the goals of the Vancouver Police Department as they go above and beyond. While we do not fund essential policing […]

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A Conversation with VPD Deputy Chief Constable Fiona Wilson

A Conversation with VPD Deputy Chief Constable Fiona Wilson

The first woman hired by the Vancouver Police Department (VPD) was a matron (to care for female prisoners) in 1904 and the first policewoman, as they were then called, was hired in 1912. There are now more than 500 female officers with the VPD, including many […]

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Breaking Down Barriers with a New Visual Aid Card

Breaking Down Barriers with a New Visual Aid Card

  Over the last year the Vancouver Police Foundation has proudly funded a number of brand-new impactful programs – all of which are spearheaded by VPD sworn and civilian professional members when they see a need in the community. One of these innovative new programs resulted […]

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45th Anniversary Blog Series Part 3: 2010-2015

45th Anniversary Blog Series Part 3: 2010-2015

Building a Safer Vancouver Together This year we are proud to be celebrating our 45th anniversary. That’s 45 years of serving this great city and supporting the goals of the Vancouver Police Department as they go above and beyond. While we do not fund essential policing […]

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Food for Families in Need

Food for Families in Need

VPD Cst. Mariya Zhalovaga was a School Liaison Officer for the past five years at Windermere Secondary School and with the support of Foundation donors, she developed not one, but two programs to support youth and their families in that neighbourhood. In addition to the Windermere […]

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