Vancouver Police Department

Type: Organization
Name: Vancouver Police Department
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

B.C. police oversight too convoluted

A video of an incident between West Vancouver police and longboarders went viral last week. The longboarders were rocketing down a steep road when a police officer coming in the other direction turned on his lights and pulled partly in the path of them, ... [Published Vancouver 24 Hours - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Student accused of arson after small fire at Fort Vancouver HS

An 18-year-old Vancouver man accused of intentionally starting a small fire at Fort Vancouver High School appeared in court Monday for a charge of first-degree arson.Samuil Cosovan admitted to setting fire twice on top of a table of a classroom at the ... [Published Columbian.com - Apr 21 2014]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Vancouver will swear in assistant police chief

Vancouver is about to swear in a new assistant police chief.On Thursday, Mike Lester, who was officially appointed April 14, will be sworn in in a 1 p.m. ceremony at police headquarters at 605 E. Evergreen Blvd.Lester, 48, was hired by the Vancouver Police ... [Published Oregonian - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

White Rock police officer charged for his role in deadly late-night chase

VANCOUVER – A White Rock Mountie has been charged charged for his role in a deadly crash during a late-night chase three years ago.David Bickle is charged with dangerous driving causing death and bodily harm.The crash happened on May 18, 2011 after a ... [Published Global News Canada - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Vancouver Police officers honoured by Vancouver’s Khalsa Diwan Society for their exemplary service

Vancouver’s Khalsa Diwan Society honoured Vancouver Police Department officers for their exemplary service last Sunday at Ross Street Gurdwara. Seen here are (L-R) Gurdwara Secretary Paul Beesla, Constable Raj Jaswal, Constable Kalwinder Dosanjh, Constable ... [Published Indo-Canadian Voice - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Search teams targeted homes in theft case

Law enforcement officials served search warrants at multiple residences in Vancouver Friday morning, as part of an ongoing theft investigation.Stolen property was recovered by members of the Vancouver Police Department’s west Neighborhood Response Team ... [Published Columbian.com - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Vancouver Police Department has vacancies for officer jobs

The Vancouver Police Department has current police officer vacancies and is hiring entry level and lateral police officers. The department will convene a meeting to offer prospective job candidates information on the testing and background process, and ... [Published Columbian.com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Vehicle thefts hit Hudson's Bay neighborhood

Car thefts are on the rise in the Hudson’s Bay neighborhood, with five vehicles stolen during the past two weekends.Chris Cousins, 35, moved to the neighborhood from Orchards two months ago. His 1995 Honda Accord was stolen April 11, possibly around midnight, ... [Published Columbian.com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

VSB and public at adds over budget issues

More than fifty people packed into the Vancouver School Board chambers for a second night of public input on it’s preliminary budget proposals.A long time worker for the City School alternative program is fearful the loss of a teacher will be detrimental, ... [Published CKNW Vancouver News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Neighbors calendar

Association MeetingsTHURSDAYBELLA VISTA NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION, 7 p.m., Bedford Independent Senior Living Community, Washington Room, 13303 S.E. McGillivray Blvd., Vancouver. Agenda: Tesoro oil trains.NORTH GARRISON HEIGHTS NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION, ... [Published Columbian.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 3 reports

Minister Steven Blaney Visits Vancouver's Downtown Eastside and Meets with the Canadian Association of Chiefs

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/16/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today issued the following statement concerning his visit of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside with the Vancouver ... [Published PR inside - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Vancouver police warn of ‘spoofed’ numbers on caller IDs

A scam artist claiming to be with the Vancouver Police Department called a local couple and tried to get them to divulge personal information.The number the scam artist called from was “spoofed,” which means that on the couple’s caller ID, the call appeared ... [Published Columbian.com - Apr 16 2014]

Quotes

"There is still more heavy lifting to do, and Mike is the right person to have on my team as we continue to make organizational adjustments" said McElvain
"Yesterday evening I had the opportunity to visit Vancouver's Downtown Eastside with the Vancouver Police Department. This was an excellent opportunity to see for myself the challenges officers face when working in an area densely populated with drug use, prostitution and other criminal activity."
"For too long this province has been defined for voting for the lesser of two evils" Brooks told the crowd, conceding that the Conservatives have to be united and show they are fit to govern
"It’s important to also recognize that 87% of business owners and managers were satisfied with the service provided by VPD — a nine-point increase since 2012."

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B.C. police oversight too convoluted [Published Vancouver 24 Hours - 11 hours ago]
Vancouver will swear in assistant police chief [Published Oregonian - 19 hours ago]
White Rock police officer charged for his role ... [Published Global News Canada - Apr 21 2014]
Student accused of arson after small fire at Fo... [Published Columbian.com - Apr 21 2014]
Clark County neighborhood crime count [Published Columbian.com - Apr 20 2014]
Vancouver Police officers honoured by Vancouver... [Published Indo-Canadian Voice - Apr 19 2014]
Search teams targeted homes in theft case [Published Columbian.com - Apr 19 2014]
Vancouver Police Department has vacancies for o... [Published Columbian.com - Apr 18 2014]
Vehicle thefts hit Hudson's Bay neighborhood [Published Columbian.com - Apr 18 2014]
VSB and public at adds over budget issues [Published CKNW Vancouver News - Apr 17 2014]
Police Complaint Commissioner to probe longboar... [Published CTV News - Apr 17 2014]
NAFA Announces Public Sector CAFM Graduates [Published Government Fleet - Apr 16 2014]
Neighbors calendar [Published Columbian.com - Apr 16 2014]
Minister Steven Blaney Visits Vancouver's Downt... [Published PR inside - Apr 16 2014]
Minister Steven Blaney Visits Vancouver's Downt... [Published MarketWired - Apr 16 2014]
Minister Steven Blaney Visits Vancouver's Downt... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 16 2014]
Vancouver police warn of ‘spoofed’ numbers on c... [Published Columbian.com - Apr 16 2014]
Drug take-back events planned for April 26 [Published Columbian.com - Apr 16 2014]
Port Moody police seeks surplus funds [Published The Tri-City News - Apr 16 2014]
Mental status unsuitable for background checks [Published Vancouver 24 Hours - Apr 16 2014]
Kaiser, police host drug take-back event [Published Columbian.com - Apr 15 2014]
Man gets more than two years for attempted stab... [Published Columbian.com - Apr 15 2014]
Wanted Langley couple arrested, along with fugi... [Published Cloverdale Reporter News - Apr 15 2014]
Longboarders accuse West Van cop of swerving SU... [Published CTV News - Apr 14 2014]
West Vancouver police officer accused of endang... [Published Metro Canada - Apr 14 2014]
VPD shoot suspect after woman’s death [Published Vancouver 24 Hours - Apr 14 2014]
West Van longboarding incident under review [Published CKNW Vancouver News - Apr 14 2014]
Vancouver cigarette thief caught on cam [Published KGW.com - Apr 14 2014]
PD: Suspect throws brick, steals cigarettes [Published KOIN Local 6 - Apr 14 2014]
Young Hunting Guide Chosen to Steer BC Conserva... [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 14 2014]
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Minister Steven Blaney Visits Vancouver's Downt... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 16 2014]
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - April 16, 2014) - The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today issued the following statement concerning his visit of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside with the Vancouver ...
Gender Block: February 14 Annual Women’s Memori... [Published This.org feed - Feb 10 2014]
Starting in Vancouver after a 1991 murder of a Coast Salish woman in the Downtown Eastside, Canadian cities have participated in the Annual Women’s Memorial March, to honour the lives of missing and murdered women, every Valentine’s Day. “This ...
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