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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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Hollywood comes to Vancouver

Hollywood comes to Vancouver

The Vancouver Police Pipe Band premiered their documentary movie The Queen’s New Guard, at the Vancouver International Film Theatre, on Monday January 22. The sold-out event was attended by Chief Adam Palmer, Deputy Chiefs’ Rankin and Chow, and almost 200 other guests. The theatre lobby was […]

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St.Paul’s HUB… an exemplary partnership

St.Paul’s HUB… an exemplary partnership

The HUB at St. Paul’s is the result of a unique partnership between St. Paul’s Hospital, St. Paul’s Foundation, Vancouver Police Foundation, Vancouver Police Department, the City of Vancouver, Vancouver Coastal Health, Street to Home, and the Ministry of Health. When completed this spring, the HUB […]

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VPD Officer wins top 40 under 40 by International Association of Chiefs of Police

VPD Officer wins top 40 under 40 by International Association of Chiefs of Police

We are extremely proud of Constable Michael Bal – he is the founder of the new mental health program “Here 4 Peers” which is funded by the Vancouver Police Foundation, as well as another initiative funded by the Foundation (Project Breakaway).  It is officers like Constable Bal […]

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A Turning Point in Life

A Turning Point in Life

The following article was submitted by Detective Alex Charles, of the VPD Gang Crime Unit.  The Foundation supported this project and it clearly had a profound impact on the youths. We would like to thank Detective Charles and the Gang Crime Unit for their commitment and […]

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The Vancouver Police Foundation celebrates this year’s Grant Awards Recipients

The Vancouver Police Foundation celebrates this year’s Grant Awards Recipients

On October 11th, the Foundation held this year’s Grant Awards Ceremony at the Vancouver Club. The evening was kicked-off by the VPD Lion Dance Team’s performance– the costumes were amazing (& proudly funded by the Foundation) and it really started the evening most impressively! This year […]

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Strength in Adversity

Strength in Adversity

As you may recall from our August Newsletter, we wrote about this year’s Pulling Together Canoe Journey. The Canoe families arrived in Sechelt to start their journey, including 34 members of the Vancouver Police family and 200+ youth, including some VPD Cadets.  We recently received a […]

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We changed the look. You help change their lives.

We changed the look. You help change their lives.

You might be arrested for looking this good with our new “gold” coloured Aviators that are hitting the streets on August 9th. We are commemorating our fifth year of the Kops’ Shades for Kids campaign with the change of our iconic VPD Aviators that help raise […]

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Covert OPS Mission 01 ACCOMPLISHED

Covert OPS Mission 01 ACCOMPLISHED

On June 10th, close to 150 participants from Vancouver companies traded in their business suits for workout wear, including official VPD gear, to participate in the Foundation’s new fundraiser: Covert OPS, Mission 01. Each team of eight competed for the bragging rights and coveted Top Squad […]

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