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Police and Peace Officer’s Memorial Ribbon Society

Published on March 11, 2011 By Sandra

In 1994, Vancouver Police Officer Shawn Coady learned of the death of Toronto Police Officer Todd Baylis.  Here, he speaks of what hearing the news was like and how The Memorial Ribbon Society was created: “Cst. Todd Baylis and his partner were attempting to arrest a suspected drug dealer when the suspect shot and killed […]

Sgt. Larry Butler

Published on February 13, 2009 By Sandra

Today, the Vancouver Police Department remembers Sergeant Larry Butler.  Sgt. Butler passed away on January 9, 2009, after a hard fought battle with brain cancer.  Best known for his work in the Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Unit, Sgt. Butler was not only an explemplary officer, he was a friend and comrade to many.  He was what all officers […]