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Seniors’ Health & Safety Fair

Seniors’ Health & Safety Fair

Article Submitted by: Constables Aida Rodriguez, Rita Raj, and Julie Gilmore The Seniors Health and Safety Fair was very well received by the community. We had presenters ranging from our Financial Crime Unit to the Alzheimer’s Society. We were able to bring together many organizations and […]

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Leading-edge mental health and addictions care model launches at St. Paul’s Hospital

Leading-edge mental health and addictions care model launches at St. Paul’s Hospital

VANCOUVER – The next step in innovative care for people living with mental health and addictions challenges has been unveiled at St. Paul’s Hospital in downtown Vancouver. The St. Paul’s Hospital HUB, a first-of-its-kind health-care model in Canada, provides a protective umbrella of wraparound services designed […]

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Seniors’ Health & Safety Fair 2018

The Vancouver Police Foundation is proud to sponsor this year’s VPD Senior Health & Safety Fair. There will be no cost for attendees – information on Seniors Centres and Networks, Elder Abuse, Personal Safety, Health, and Diversity. Thursday, July 19, 2018 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. […]

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Here4Peers Celebrates a Successful Pilot Year

Here4Peers Celebrates a Successful Pilot Year

The Vancouver Police Foundation Funded Here4Peers Mental Health Literacy Program held its first annual Celebration Ceremony on June 12th. Here4Peers Facilitators and Adult Mentors of all 3 trained high schools: David Thompson, Killarney, and Vancouver Technical, came together to share experiences, celebrate their many achievements, and […]

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Farewell Message from the Foundation Executive Director

Farewell Message from the Foundation Executive Director

It is with mixed emotions that I am writing to personally inform you that after nearly six years, I am leaving the Vancouver Police Foundation. VPF has been an integral part of my life and I feel privileged to have worked here. I have worked for […]

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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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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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