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This Week in Policing – April 3, 2009

Published on April 3, 2009 By Sandra

I’m really excited about the newest release from the Integrated Municipal Provincial Auto Crime Team (IMPACT) in regards to bait car technology. Up until this week, a suspect in a stolen ‘bait car’ was video and audio taped with the location, speed, and direction of travel monitored by dispatchers.  Officers would respond, the car would be disabled, and the […]

Bait Cars

Published on January 8, 2009 By Sandra

‘Bait cars are everywhere’  – Trust me on this one. The Vancouver Police Department launched its Bait Car program in 2002, in partnership with the Insurance Corporation of BC and ECOMM (Emergency Communications Southwest BC).  Since then, almost every one of the eighteen K9 Teams with the VPD have encountered and arrested a suspect involved […]