Vancouver Police Department

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Name: Vancouver Police Department
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Vancouver police asking for help in finding endangered man

Robert Dale Gager.VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Vancouver Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a 52-year-old man who has health problems.Police say Robert Dale Gager was last seen driving a 1991 Chevrolet Silverado pickup.Police consider ... [Published Katu.com - 18 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Are the feds ready to support police chiefs’ call to just ticket for marijuana possession?

By | Daily Brew  –Call it debating, call it deferring, or call it simply taking their time to get a decision right, but the federal government may be on the verge of approving looser marijuana laws in Canada.The idea of giving police officers the ability ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Vancouver man films drone 'only feet away' from his balcony

Credits: YOUTUBE It's not every day you look out your window and see a drone, but that's what happened to a Vancouver man.Conner Galway told the Vancouver Sun that he was sitting on the patio on his high-rise apartment when a drone started flying close ... [Published Sun News - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

UPDATE: Suspect flees after attempted robbery at a West End apartment

A West End apartment building had to be locked down due to a home invasion Tuesday afternoon.The Vancouver Police Department received a call around 3:30 p.m. regarding a home invasion in the suite of an apartment building located in the Davie and Denman ... [Published Global News Canada - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Budget cuts hit gang unit

Two provincially funded sections of the RCMP are being told they are in a budget deficit and have to cut $4.2 million from their operating budgets to get things back in line.The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit will see $2.8 million cut from its ... [Published Vancouver 24 Hours - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Drone caught on video buzzing Vancouver apartment

Conner Galway was pretty surprised to hear what sounded like a swarm of bees outside his apartment Sunday night, not least because even birds are usually few and far between outside the windows of his 36th floor condo.Galway was having dinner on his patio ... [Published CBC - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Retailers must move drug paraphernalia from easy view

Colorful glass pipes should soon disappear from near the cash register at more than a dozen convenience stores and gas stations in Vancouver, following a vote of the City Council on Monday to prohibit the display of drug paraphernalia in any area accessible ... [Published Columbian.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Missing: Vancouver woman Barbara Ayala

Barbara Ayala, 41, was reported missing from her Vancouver, Wash. home Aug. 18, 2014. (VPD)VANCOUVER, Wash. (KOIN 6) — A Vancouver woman is missing and may need help, according to the Vancouver Police Department.Officers were notified Barbara Ayala, 41, ... [Published KOIN Local 6 - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

Arrest made in Winnipeg jewelry heist worth $156K

A cross-Canada investigation spanning two years has finally netted Winnipeg police an arrest in a two-year-oldA 40-year-old B.C. man is facing multiple charges including theft over $5,000 after a Winnipeg jewelry store was ripped off in 2012.According ... [Published CBC - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

New VPD contract includes 7 per cent pay increase

The raise spans over three years, and includes retroactive pay, dating back to January 1st, 2013.VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – It took arbitration, but the City of Vancouver and the Vancouver Police Department have a new deal.Tom Stamatakis is President of the ... [Published News 1130 - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 3 reports

Vancouver Man Alleges Police Assault

A screengrab from surveillance video shows Vancouver police responding to an incident in an apartment hallway.Cameron Stewart doesn't remember much from the night more than a year ago when he was dragged naked from his suite by police after he barricaded ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Aug 06 2014]
Entities: Vancouver, Assault, Police
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 3 reports

Celebration of Light 2014: Top 7 violations on 1st night

Police in Vancouver estimate a crowd of 250,000 came downtown and to Kitsilano to watch team USA put on the first show in the 2014 Honda Celebration of Light fireworks event. CBCThe Vancouver Police Department says the first show in the 2014 Honda Celebration ... [Published MSN Canada - Jul 27 2014]

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"It must be recognized ... that under the current legislation the only enforcement option for police, when confronted with simple possession of cannabis, is either to turn a blind eye or lay charges. The latter ensures a lengthy and difficult process which, if proven guilty, results in a criminal conviction and criminal record,” CACP President Chief Const. Jim Chu said at the time."
..." said Maria Soklis, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Kia Canada Inc. "Together with our soccer partners and dealer network and through the power of sport, we will be able to make a difference for underserved youth who may otherwise not have had this experience."
He tweeted, "there was just a neon drone, only a couple of feet away from my patio, camera pointed right at me. The future is creepy."
"When police are out of touch with or unaware of community concerns, it can result in a lack of support for and confidence in police" the book states

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Vancouver police asking for help in finding end... [Published Katu.com - 18 hours ago]
Vancouver police ask for public’s help finding ... [Published Oregonian - 18 hours ago]
Are the feds ready to support police chiefs’ ca... [Published Yahoo! Canada - 21 hours ago]
Kia Canada Inc. kicks off fourth annual Drive C... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 21 2014]
Vancouver man films drone 'only feet away' from... [Published Sun News - Aug 21 2014]
Eliminating crime [Published Langley Times - Aug 20 2014]
UPDATE: Suspect flees after attempted robbery a... [Published Global News Canada - Aug 20 2014]
Westend apartment building locked down due to h... [Published Global News Canada - Aug 20 2014]
Budget cuts hit gang unit [Published Vancouver 24 Hours - Aug 19 2014]
Retailers must move drug paraphernalia from eas... [Published Columbian.com - Aug 19 2014]
Drone caught on video buzzing Vancouver apartment [Published CBC - Aug 19 2014]
Missing: Vancouver woman Barbara Ayala [Published KOIN Local 6 - Aug 18 2014]
New VPD contract includes 7 per cent pay increase [Published News 1130 - Aug 15 2014]
Arrest made in Winnipeg jewelry heist worth $156K [Published CBC - Aug 14 2014]
Surrey man arrested for Winnipeg thefts, includ... [Published Metro Canada - Aug 14 2014]
Judge strikes $9 million award to Spencer [Published Columbian.com - Aug 14 2014]
Missing Vancouver woman may need medical attention [Published KOIN Local 6 - Aug 13 2014]
Good Samaritans stop attempted carjacking in Ea... [Published Metro Canada - Aug 12 2014]
Are police turning 'a blind eye' to pot charges? [Published CBC Hamilton - Aug 12 2014]
Rookie thrown into the fire [Published Columbian.com - Aug 11 2014]
Fort Vancouver National Trust announces partici... [Published Oregonian - Aug 09 2014]
USDA blames Port of Vancouver for lack of inspe... [Published Cargo Business News - Aug 09 2014]
Portland-Metro News and Events for August 8 thr... [Published Skanner - Aug 08 2014]
Police investigating suspicious South Vancouver... [Published CTV News - Aug 08 2014]
Woman dies when vehicle rolls, crashes into Van... [Published Seattle Times - Aug 08 2014]
Port of Vancouver faulted in grain-inspection d... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 08 2014]
Port of Vancouver faulted in grain-inspection d... [Published Columbian.com - Aug 08 2014]
Man alleges VPD officer assaulted him during re... [Published CTV News - Aug 07 2014]
Vancouver Man Alleges Police Assault [Published Huffington Post Canada - Aug 06 2014]
Complaint filed over video of cops appearing to... [Published CNEWS - Aug 06 2014]
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Vancouver man, devastated over lost bike, goes ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 04 2014]
An alert Vancouver resident had his bike stolen, then returned, all within an hour, thanks to some citizen sleuthing and the Vancouver Police Department K-9 unit. Chris Hilliard was asleep in his condo at 4:30 a.m. Friday when he awoke to the sound ...
Anti-pipeline activists disgusted by wave of in... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 10 2014]
Vancouver Police graffiti investigators appear to be closing in on a crowd of anti-pipeline anarchists who, to local chagrin, have spent months repeatedly vandalizing one of the most anti-pipeline neighbourhoods in Canada. “There is no respect,” said ...
John Ivison: Harper pitched new prostitution bi... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jun 06 2014]
When the Conservative caucus met on Parliament Hill in the last week of May, MPs were given a thorough explanation of the new prostitution bill — not only by Justice Minister Peter MacKay, but also by the prime minister. Stephen Harper’s intervention ...
Criminalizing johns endangers sex workers, B.C.... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 03 2014]
A B.C. study suggests criminalizing johns endangers sex workers and fails to eradicate the demand for paid sex. Thirty-one Vancouver sex workers were interviewed for the study, published Tuesday in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) Open, following the ...
Digital Sherlocks wanted: Vancouver cold case w... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 30 2014]
VANCOUVER — Thirty-two years ago, a petite woman with blue eyes and brown frizzy hair packed all she could fit inside a suitcase and set off to find a haven after being kicked out of a low-rent Vancouver apartment building in the middle of the night. ...
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