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Vancouver School Safety Patrol Receives VPF Funding

Vancouver School Safety Patrol Receives VPF Funding

With the onset of cold weather and icy road conditions, in December the VPD issued a timely reminder to watch for young students coming and going from schools around the city. The VPD drew attention to the importance of the Vancouver School Safety Patrol in helping […]

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New Website

New Website

The VPF is working to create a lasting endowment fund from which the interest would be sufficient to fund our annual grant applications. Our goal is to raise $3 million over the next four years. In order to get there, we need to raise the organization’s […]

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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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Message from the Chair – Doug Brown

Message from the Chair – Doug Brown

It’s hard to believe that 2012 is already upon us. The past few months have been busy for the Vancouver Police Foundation. 2011 marked a changing of guard for the board. After three successful years in the role, Peter Armstrong stepped down as Chair. He will […]

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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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ARV Aids In Armed Standoff

From The Vancouver Sun – September 28, 2011 http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Vancouver+police+investigating+gunshots/5466199/story.html VANCOUVER – An armed stand-off near 45th and Fraser ended Tuesday evening when Vancouver Police found the gunman dead from a self-inflicted wound. Const. Lindsey Houghton said police worked for hours to make contact with the 20-year-old […]

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Corus Cares for the VPF

Corus Cares for the VPF

In June, we were honoured to be the recipient of the Corus Radio Network’s Corus Cares PSA allotment. The award represented approximately $184,000 worth of Public Service Announcement airtime on CKNW, Rock 101, the Fox & AM730. Corus Cares was started by Corus Radio Vancouver in […]

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Passing of Dr. Joseph Cohen, Former Chairman of the VPF

Passing of Dr. Joseph Cohen, Former Chairman of the VPF

On June 15, we were sad to hear of the passing of Dr. Joseph Cohen, a former Chairman of the Vancouver Police Foundation. In addition to being known for his business savvy, Dr. Cohen was dedicated to his community, and especially to the Vancouver Police Department. […]

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