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VPD Diversity Section is hands-on with new immigrants

By Kimberly Wong  Kimberly Wong is the program administrator/ referral co-ordinator of the Youth Services Section, Vancouver Police Department.  Originally published in Blueline’s April, 2018 issue – An excerpt from Kimberly’s article… “…This program, the New Kids Youth Police Academy, was started in 2015 as a […]

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The sunshine has arrived…It’s Block Party Season!

Block Watch is all about neighbours helping neighbours. Households, apartments or condominiums on a block form a communication chain aided by a map of names, telephone numbers and addresses. Participants watch out for each others’ homes and report suspicious activities to the police and each other. […]

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Celebrating the VPD Cadets

On April 11th, the Foundation hosted the 2018 Peter M. Brown VPD Cadets’ Graduation Dinner. It was a phenomenal evening where members of the VPD, supporters of the VPD Cadet Program, and special guests attended to celebrate the Cadets – they are truly an amazing and […]

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Hello world!

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Congratulations to the VPD Victim Services Unit!

Congratulations to the VPD Victim Services Unit!

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) awarded the Leadership in Victim Services Award (Large Agency) to the Vancouver Police Department’s Victim Services Unit. From the IACP Website: …The Vancouver Police Department Victim Services Unit (VSU) has been an integral part of the Department since […]

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Community Policing Centre Volunteer Mental Readiness Program…a success!

Community Policing Centre Volunteer Mental Readiness Program…a success!

The VPD recently hosted a Mental Readiness Program for the Community Policing Centres volunteers. Funded by the Vancouver Police Foundation, the event was a huge success! It was the first ever CPC volunteer training symposium on this important topic. Deputy Chief Lawrence Rankin opened the event […]

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VPD Officer wins top 40 under 40 by International Association of Chiefs of Police

VPD Officer wins top 40 under 40 by International Association of Chiefs of Police

We are extremely proud of Constable Michael Bal – he is the founder of the new mental health program “Here 4 Peers” which is funded by the Vancouver Police Foundation, as well as another initiative funded by the Foundation (Project Breakaway).  It is officers like Constable Bal […]

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A Turning Point in Life

A Turning Point in Life

The following article was submitted by Detective Alex Charles, of the VPD Gang Crime Unit.  The Foundation supported this project and it clearly had a profound impact on the youths. We would like to thank Detective Charles and the Gang Crime Unit for their commitment and […]

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The Vancouver Police Foundation celebrates this year’s Grant Awards Recipients

The Vancouver Police Foundation celebrates this year’s Grant Awards Recipients

On October 11th, the Foundation held this year’s Grant Awards Ceremony at the Vancouver Club. The evening was kicked-off by the VPD Lion Dance Team’s performance– the costumes were amazing (& proudly funded by the Foundation) and it really started the evening most impressively! This year […]

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We changed the look. You help change their lives.

We changed the look. You help change their lives.

You might be arrested for looking this good with our new “gold” coloured Aviators that are hitting the streets on August 9th. We are commemorating our fifth year of the Kops’ Shades for Kids campaign with the change of our iconic VPD Aviators that help raise […]

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