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Where can I still get a pair of VPD Aviators?

Where can I still get a pair of VPD Aviators?

A BIG thank you to everyone who supported us this year with the Kops’ Shades for Kids Campaign. Not even a week into the Campaign and we have completely sold out of sunglasses on our online store. We are well on our way to reaching our […]

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Kops’ Shades for Kids

Kops’ Shades for Kids

Police Aviator Sunglasses Campaign Raises Funds for VPD Community Outreachand Youth-at-Risk Programs Starting on June 8th, when you put on a pair of the VPD Aviator Sunglasses, you’re not only looking like a cop, you are becoming our partner in the community.  With each purchase of […]

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Jessie – A paticipant of Naskarz

Jessie – A paticipant of Naskarz

This month we visited with the Foundation grant recipients of Naskarz and talked to some of the youth that participated in the program.  Naskarz is program designed to give young people from Vancouver’s downtown eastside social and educational opportunities.  Constable Tim Houchen has been working with […]

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Lucca

Lucca

Meet Lucca, VPD’s Newest Recruit Thanks to your generous donations, we were able to assist in bringing Lucca to the VPD. Lucca will be working with the Victim Services Unit as their new trauma dog. A part of his new role, besides looking adorable,  will be working with […]

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ID4ME Assisting Individuals with the ID Process

ID4ME Assisting Individuals with the ID Process

Formal identification is essential for gaining access to a variety of services, supports and opportunities. Not having a birth certificate, BCID, Health Care Card, BC Services Card or Status Card creates barriers to employment, housing, medical assistance, and even a feeling of self-worth. The majority of the […]

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New Exhibit at the Vancouver Police Museum Explores Vancouver’s Youth Programs

New Exhibit at the Vancouver Police Museum Explores Vancouver’s Youth Programs

Opened in 1986, the Vancouver Police Museum is North America’s oldest police museum. Through self-guided tours, or a variety of public and school programs, the Museum has been educating the public about the history of crime and law enforcement in Vancouver. To date, the Vancouver Police […]

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NewKids Vancouver – VPD Youth Police Academy

NewKids Vancouver – VPD Youth Police Academy

The VPD’s Diversity & Aboriginal Policing Section has been at the forefront of programming for diverse and multicultural populations for years. However, this fall, the Section initiated an educational, awareness and mentorship program called NewKids Vancouver that focuses specifically on new immigrant and refugee youth. With […]

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Vancouver Bike Registry

Vancouver Bike Registry

This week, the VPD in partnership with the Vancouver Police Foundation, Project 529 and the City of Vancouver, launched a new digital Bike Theft Prevention and Registration Program called the Garage 529. In the first three days of the program, over 1000 bikes were registered. The […]

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VPD Student Challenge Inspires Youth

VPD Student Challenge Inspires Youth

Since its inception in 1997, hundreds of grade 11 and 12 students have participated in the VPD Student Challenge – an eight-day “youth police academy.” The program, which runs during the school Spring Break, includes classroom work in areas such as legal studies, investigation and patrol, […]

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BC’s Biggest Names Raise over $1.6 Million

BC’s Biggest Names Raise over $1.6 Million

Funds raised at the 2015 Night Patrol Gala will support Jim Chu’s Legacy Youth Program.

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