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Lunch With The Chief

Lunch with the Chief is an important initiative that connects residents of the Downtown Eastside with Chief Constable Adam Palmer as well as many senior members of the VPD. It has helped to build strong bridges between the police and the DTES and has seen the […]

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Cadet Promotion Ceremony

The VPD Cadet program’s mission is to instill leadership, discipline, excellence and pro-social values in all of its participants. The opportunity to be promoted within the program is an important measurement of participants’ progression and their commitment to the development of leadership and other life skills. […]

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Outfitting Youth with the Right Stuff

Christmas came early for 40 young members of the Vancouver Police Soccer Club. For the last five years, through community support and funding from the Police Foundation, the Club has provided new cleats, shin pads and socks for young players who do not have the means […]

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Access, Recreation and Culture (ARC)

Access, Recreation and Culture (ARC)

Funded in part by the Vancouver Police Foundation, the Access, Recreation and Culture (ARC) program engages Indigenous youth who have an interest in criminal justice. Developed for youth aged 14 to 19, the 10-week program establishes a positive connection with the Vancouver Police Department, as well […]

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Taking care of Mental Health

The VPD Peer Support Unit held an event called “Behind the Badge” on October 21st at the Justice Institute of BC. It was the first time the VPD has hosted a learning event on mental health for the spouses/significant others of sworn members. Support from the […]

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YouthConnect 2018

YouthConnect 2018

On October 30, 2018, VPD representatives, in partnership with the Vancouver Police Foundation, Vancouver School District 39. VSU and Metro Vancouver Transit Police, hosted its second annual YouthConnect event. More than 140 personally selected Grade 10 students participated in a full-day symposium to explore timely and […]

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Vancouver Police Officer one of World’s Top 40 under 40

Vancouver Police Officer one of World’s Top 40 under 40

For the second year in a row, a Vancouver Police officer has been chosen as one of the world’s top 40 law enforcement professionals under the age of 40. Recipients of this prestigious award, given by the International Association of Chiefs of Police, demonstrate leadership and […]

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VPD Police Athletic League (PAL) Soccer Tournament

VPD Police Athletic League (PAL) Soccer Tournament

“Sports has the power to change the world…it speaks to youth in a language they understand…” – Nelson Mandela The Vancouver Police Athletic League (PAL) helps to promote good lifestyle choices for youth as well as to showcase the important lessons of teamwork and sport that […]

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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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