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Seniors Food Hampers: VPD Finance Department Supports Vancouver’s Elderly

Seniors Food Hampers: VPD Finance Department Supports Vancouver’s Elderly

Davina Chung has been an Accountant with the Vancouver Police Department’s Finance Section for six years and in that time, she and her colleagues have generously supported many local families through each holiday season. They have supported the VPD Cadet Program and have also purchased groceries […]

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Reducing Feelings of Isolation: VPD Supports The Shoebox Project for Shelters

Reducing Feelings of Isolation: VPD Supports The Shoebox Project for Shelters

We are proud to be funding almost 80 impactful community programs in 2021 that are led by VPD members. While most are operated by front-line VPD officers, we also fund several initiatives that are managed by VPD civilian staff – staff in the front office that […]

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Keeping Our Children Safe: Pedestrian Education & Road Safety

Keeping Our Children Safe: Pedestrian Education & Road Safety

In recognition of Canadian Road Safety Week, we are proud to feature two important community programs we proudly support that strive to reduce injuries and fatalities on our roads. Safety City and Bright at Night are both led by VPD officers with a goal to educate […]

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Here4Peers: Teens Supporting Teens with Mental Health

Here4Peers: Teens Supporting Teens with Mental Health

When the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020, everyone quickly took stock of the toll it was going to take on millions of individual’s physical health. But what also became apparent in the early stages of the pandemic was the significant toll it was going to […]

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Project 529 Reduces Bike Theft In Vancouver By 40%

Constable Rob Brunt has been a proud member of the Vancouver Police Department for over 30 years. It had been a life-long dream of his to join the VPD after receiving a pretend police driver’s licence from a VPD officer during a visit to Stanley Park […]

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National Volunteer Week: A Conversation with VPF Chair, Dr. Sherri Magee

In honour of National Volunteer Week, we turn our attention to our Chair of the Vancouver Police Foundation Board, Dr. Sherri Magee. Sherri is just one of the dozens of volunteers that we rely on each year. She is a strong female leader that has dedicated […]

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Meet RSD Mando and Joker!

The VPD Canine unit has recruited two new Police Service Dogs. As proud supporters of the Canine Unit, we wanted to introduce you to these new four-legged members –  Joker and Mando! Mando  Recruit Service Dog Mando was born in Germany on February 18, 2019 and currently […]

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$1.2 Million Granted to Community Programs in 2021

We are very proud to have completed our 2021 granting cycle and excited to announce we recently granted nearly $1.2 million to 78 incredible community programs across Vancouver. Through this annual grant program, individual VPD officers apply for funding to develop and manage programs to address […]

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The Windermere Running Club Receives Incredible Support from Kintec Footwear

 The success stories coming out of the Windermere Running Club have caught the attention of Kintec Footwear, who recently came on as a generous partner of the Vancouver Police Foundation and the Windermere Running Club. Founded in 2017 by VPD Constable Mariya Zhalovaga, School Liaison […]

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Welcome new PSDs!

The four new canine recruits were officially “sworn in” to the VPD on January 13 by Chief Const. Adam Palmer.  PSD Ghost, Cash, Dak and Solo are all German Shepherds and graduated from the intensive 16-week VPD training and dog handling course. They have now joined […]

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