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Citizen’s Crime Watch

Published on May 23, 2011 By Sandra

While getting my post secondary education and preparing for my chosen career path, I spent a couple of years volunteering with the VPD’s Citizen’s Crime Watch.  I was a wet-behind-the-ears college student who thought she was fairly savvy on the ways of the world (hey, growing up in East Van had to account for something!) only […]

Bailiffs, ‘Stolen’ Cars, and the Ice Cream Caper

Published on March 23, 2009 By Sandra

The volunteers with the Vancouver Police Department’s Citizens Crime Watch are an alert, dedicated group of people, and dozens of stolen vehicles are recovered each year because of them.  This past weekend was no exception. Saturday afternoon was the type of day featured on our city’s postcards.  It was sunny and mild, the snow capped […]

Citizens’ Crime Watch

Published on February 9, 2009 By Sandra

“We are looking for people who work well in small teams, with strong writing skills and who have post-secondary education.  Second languages are a plus, as is volunteer community experience in any type of public safety role.”  – Sergeant Carol Tarnowsky of the Vancouver Police Recruiting section. As can be seen from the above quote, […]