• Fall Distracted Driving Campaign

    Fall Distracted Driving Campaign

    Even if you’re not using your phone, you may still be distracted. Any diversion of your attention away from the safe operation of your vehicle, like chatting with passengers, eating or drinking, or adjusting radio or vehicle settings, can contribute to distracted and inattentive driving. We all play a part in making our roads safe…

  • VPD warns seniors about smooth-talking scammer

    VPD warns seniors about smooth-talking scammer

    Vancouver Police are cautioning elderly residents to be wary of a friendly and persuasive con-man who’s been talking his way into homes throughout the city, then making off with cash and valuables. VPD detectives are investigating multiple reports of the man, who knocks on doors and approaches seniors in their yards, strikes up conversation, then…

  • Women’s Personal Safety Workshop

    Women’s Personal Safety Workshop

    The Vancouver Police Department and their Women’s Personal Safety Team are hosting a Women’s Personal Safety Workshop on December 11th from 6-8:00 pm at the Hastings Community Centre. It is a unique program that educates women about personal safety. Through theory and practical exercises, women learn concepts and skills regarding crime prevention and effectively dealing with…

  • Our Office Welcomes Everybody!

    Our Office Welcomes Everybody!

    “What do you do if a naked person walks into the office?” That’s what a new volunteer asked during one of the first orientation sessions held by Clair MacGougan, executive director of the Hastings Sunrise Community Policing Centre, in the early 2000s. Clair still remembers the conversation clearly because the very next day a naked…

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