News & Events

Interested in upcoming CPC programming, local festivals or local/city-wide occurrences? Check back often for newsworthy stories, current events, and the latest media releases from the Vancouver Police Department.

Need news fast? Watch the live feed on the right of the website or stay informed on-the-go with your smart phone. “Like” us on Facebook and follow “@wechcpc” on Twitter, or use the links at the bottom of this page.

Announcements

We Are Hiring!

We are looking for a new Programs Manager to work from the Granville Community Policing Centre location, at 1263 Granville Street. Please apply on or before October 24th. For more information, click here: Employment Opportunity

 

Life Behind Bars II – Bicycle Raffle

Congratulations to Lawrence L. who is the winner of this years Life Behind Bars II – Bicycle Raffle for a Blade Fat Ebike from Rize Bikes!  To view the winning ticket draw, click here: video.

 

Upcoming CPC Activities and Events

Office Closure – Thursday, November 11, 2021

We recognize all major holidays. We will be closed on Thursday, November 11th to observe Remembrance Day. We will reopen at 10am on Friday, November 12th. 

 

Past Events

The WECHCPC conducted or supported the following community events and safety initiatives in 2021:

  • VPD Dog Calendar Sales – January 7
  • Pedestrian Reflector Giveaway – January 19
  • Project 529 Registrations  – January 30
  • Transit Police/Waterfront Community Policing Centre Opening – February 2
  • Safety Talk for Gordon Neighbourhood House – February 25
  • Safety Talk for Langara YMCA – February 27
  • Bike Safety Day – March 6
  • Safety Talk for Gordon Neighbourhood House – March 25
  • Easter Activities Fun Pop-Up – April 1
  • Cigarette Butt Portable Ashtray Giveaway – April 14
  • Safety Talk for Gordon Neighbourhood House – April 22
  • Cigarette Butt Portable Ashtray Giveaway – May 4
  • Bike Safety Day – May 15
  • Keep Vancouver Spectacular Community Clean Up – May 29
  • Go By Bike Week Station – May 31
  • Safety Talk for Gordon Neighbourhood House – June 10
  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Pop-Up – June 15
  • Zero Waste Electronics Recycling – June 19
  • Project 529 Registrations  – June 26
  • Safety Talk for Robert Lee YMCA – June 29
  • Bike Safety Day – July 10
  • Scavenger Hunt @ Queen Elizabeth Park – July 12
  • Cigarette Butt Portable Ashtray Giveaway (Marpole) – July 16
  • Project 529 Registrations @ Strathcona Linear Park – July 23
  • Out on Patrol & VPD Pride Pop-Up – July 29
  • Project 529 Registrations @ Rad Bikes – July 31
  • Bike Safety Day – August 14
  • Zero Waste Electronics Recycling @ McGee Secondary School – August 21
  • West End Safety Flash Mob – August 28
  • Distracted Driving Month Campaign – September 9 
  • Cigarette Butt Portable Ashtray Giveaway – September 16
  • Go By Bike Project 529 Registrations – September 30
  • Go By Bike Project 529 Registrations @ Olympic Village – October 1
  • Granville Island Turkey Trot race route support – October 11

In The Community

Road races have resumed in Vancouver! The Granville Island Turkey Trot will affect traffic on the Burrard Bridge on the morning of Monday October 11th. For full details, click here.  

Find quick links for COVID-19 updates here!

BC Centre for Disease Control – click here.

Vancouver Coastal Health – click here.

Be in The Know

To read the latest news releases of the Vancouver Police Department – click here.

To visit the Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers, click here