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Grants Season Officially Begins

Grants season is upon us and what an exciting time it is for the Foundation! The VPF awards grants for innovative projects and special equipment that falls outside of VPD’s regular operating budget. These ideas are developed and applied for by members of the VPD, who […]

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The Future Looks Bright for VPD Cadet Jasleen Bahia

Earlier this month, VPD Cadet Inspector Jasleen Bahia was selected as one of 35 recipients to receive the 2019 Loran Scholarship Award which is valued at $100,000 over 4 years. Jasleen was chosen from nearly a pool of 5,100 applicants and has credited her involvement in […]

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We Remember

On February 14th, the Vancouver Police Foundation and the VPD showed their support for the 28th Annual Women’s Memorial March that started at Carnegie Community Centre Theatre and ended at Oppenheimer Park. The march is a yearly gathering which draws thousands of participants to take part […]

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Spotlight on Lucca

Spotlight on Lucca

Meet Lucca: The VPD Victim Services Unit, Justice Facility Dog. As a PADS dog (Pacific Assistance Dog Society), Lucca has been trained to provide a calming presence, a healthy distraction in moments of distress, and encourage and promote healthy communication throughout troubling times for victims. In […]

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A Good Night Out For Everyone

Good Night Out was created to raise awareness of consent culture and the links between alcohol consumption and sexual aggression. The organization’s mission is to see a cultural shift in Vancouver’s arts, culture and nightlife and to provide safer nights out for all. Based on a […]

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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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