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VPD SHADES ‘N’ STACHE

VPD SHADES ‘N’ STACHE

During November each year, Movember, an official global charity, is responsible for the sprouting of millions of moustaches around the world.

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VPF Annnounces 2012 Approved Grants

VPF Annnounces 2012 Approved Grants

The VPF has announced that the following proposals have been funded for 2012: Winter Classic KidSafe Student Challenge Vancouver Police Museum Programs Collapsible Special Operations Bunker ISEP 200 BC Pilot Project Media Room Backdrop SVCPC Fingerprinting & Identification Program Equipment Upgrades for Community Policing Motorcycle Unit […]

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Chief Chu Thanks VPF Members for Successful Riot Poster Campaign

The Vancouver Police Department’s Chief Constable Jim Chu recently sent the Vancouver Police Foundation a letter thanking all Foundation Members for the VPF’s contribution to the Integrated Riot Investigation Team’s massive poster campaign. On March 8, 2012 70,000 were posters handed out in less than 12 […]

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VPD Mounted Unit’s Two Newest Members: Turbo and London

INSPECTOR SCOTT THOMPSON DISTRICT ONE COMMANDER  I want to welcome you and our guests, Mr. Wynne Powell, the CEO of London Drugs, and Valarie MacLean of the Vancouver Police Foundation to the Vancouver Police Mounted Unit. I also want to acknowledge North Command Superintendent Andy Hobbs of the VPD who […]

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VPF Funds Riot Poster

VPF Funds Riot Poster

On November 16th the VPD launched a poster campaign to enlist the public’s support in identifying suspected rioters. During a 12-hour period, a team of 150 volunteers distributed 35,000 posters featuring photos of 104 suspected rioters. Reaction to the poster was tremendous. People came down from […]

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Mounted Squad Benefits from London Drugs’ Love

Mounted Squad Benefits from London Drugs’ Love

As one of the businesses affected by the June 15 Stanley Cup riots, London Drugs was keen to find a way to acknowledge the Vancouver Police Department and the officers who helped their staff to safety that night. The company recognized the goodwill amongst Vancouver’s citizens […]

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Message from the Chief

Message from the Chief

It has been just a year since I last wrote to you in the VPF Newsletter but what a year it has been. As the year began we were still flush with pride from the 2010 Winter Games. We proved then as the world watched that […]

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Chief Jim Chu and Inspector Les Yeo Unveil new Riot Round-Up Poster

Chief Jim Chu and Inspector Les Yeo unveil a new poster featuring unidentified rioters, which was funded by the Vancouver Police Foundation.

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35,000 posters picturing Stanley Cup riot suspects distributed by VPD

35,000 posters picturing Stanley Cup riot suspects distributed by VPD

From The Vancouver Sun – November 16, 2011 Link to Article in the vancouversun.com VANCOUVER – The Vancouver police department is blitzing the Lower Mainland with 35,000 posters featuring pictures of 104 suspects from the Stanley Cup riot whom police have yet to identify. Police Chief […]

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London Drugs Spreads a Little Love

London Drugs Spreads a Little Love

As one of the businesses affected by the June 15 Stanley Cup riots, London Drugs was keen to find a way to acknowledge the Vancouver Police Department and the officers who helped their staff to safety that night. The company recognized the goodwill amongst Vancouver’s citizens […]

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