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A Thank You Message from Linda Malcolm, VPD Sex Industry Liaison Officer

A Thank You Message from Linda Malcolm, VPD Sex Industry Liaison Officer

To the Vancouver Police Foundation members: This is a special thank you for your generous funding that was provided to positively impact the lives of many of the women working in the sex industry, predominately in the Downtown Eastside. Your funding has touched the lives of […]

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VPF Joins Emergency Response Team in Support of 26th Annual Larry Young Memorial Run

Sunday, May 26th 9:00 am 5 km Walk / 9:30 am 5 km Run Start and Finish: HMCS Discovery, 1200 Stanley Park Drive The Vancouver Police Foundation is proud to join the Vancouver Police Emergency Response Team in support of the 26th Annual Larry Young Memorial […]

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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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Vancouver Police Foundation Holds 2012 AGM

The Vancouver Police Foundation Annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday, June 19, 2012.  The Trustees were in attendance along with the successful grant recipients and their colleagues.  The Foundation received over 40 grant proposals, and 18 recipients were successful in receiving funding.  A few initiatives that […]

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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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70,000 Posters of Suspected Rioters to Hit the Streets

Inspector Les Yeo Integrated Riot Investigation Team This morning are launching a major poster campaign that will blanket the region with posters featuring 100 rioters.  The public support has been incredible.  In two weeks we were able to assemble over 340 volunteers and 70 police officers to […]

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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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VPF  Keeps Kids Safe at Queen Alexandra Elementary

VPF Keeps Kids Safe at Queen Alexandra Elementary

This summer, the VPF awarded $25,000 to KidSafe, an organization that provides nurturing safe havens for vulnerable inner-city children when schools are traditionally closed. Our funding helped KidSafe provide 280 hours of programming to 350 at risk children and youth. We recently heard back from them […]

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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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