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Statement regarding the death of George Floyd from Chief Officer Dave Jones and the Metro Vancouver Transit Police Board

Metro Vancouver Transit Police is deeply saddened by the death of George Floyd and have been listening closely to the grief and dialogue prompted by the disturbing circumstances that led to his death. We believe that the officers involved must be held accountable, knowing that no police agency would tolerate such racism in their ranks. […]

MVTP Community Policing approach temporarily expands to Philippines

Constable Clint Hervias did not expect to be travelling to the Philippines in early 2020. And he certainly didn’t expect to get stranded there with no way to return to Canada. “I left Canada on February 12 after getting news that my dad was sick and intubated in the ICU, in Manila,” says Cst. Hervias. […]

Transit Police Offices are closed to the public until further notice

In an effort to help stop the spread of COVID-19, Metro Vancouver Transit Police headquarters’ lobby and front desk are now closed until further notice. Please contact us from home by phone at 604.515.8300 or text at 87.77.77, or our online contact form. Always call 911 in an emergency. Transit Police officers and dispatchers continue […]

Keep your belongings safe this holiday season

As the holiday season gets underway, many of us will be using transit as we go about purchasing gifts for friends and family. Perhaps some of us might even get that prized item from Santa. Transit Police wants all of your belongings to stay safe while you travel on transit. Here are top ten tips […]

Transit safety tips for children

Children have the right to have peace and safety As a Neighbourhood Police Officer with the Metro Vancouver Transit Police, I get to attend community events and give talks in the Tri-Cities. One of the best things about my job is meeting children and teaching them about transit safety. ~ Cst Jenny Chung Most children love […]

You’re invited: Violence Risk Triage Workshop

First responders are invited to join us for a one-day workshop on November 1 In partnership with Protect International, Metro Vancouver Transit Police is hosting a 1-Day Violence Risk Triage Workshop for identifying what warning signs to look for related to violence risk and what immediate actions to take related to follow up and documentation. The workshop […]

Top 5 transit safety tips for students

If you’re heading off to school on transit by yourself for the first time next week – or you have a child who is – it can be a bit overwhelming. We hope these safety tips help you feel more confident in your journey. Know how to call for help – save our contact numbers […]

Cst Eric Olson

Introducing Cst. Olson – Our Cops for Cancer Tour de Coast rider

Constable Eric Olson will be riding 800 km on his road bike along the Sea to Sky corridor and through other cities in Greater Vancouver this September as a participant in the Tour de Coast to support Cops for Cancer and raise funds for cancer research, especially pediatric cancer. We interviewed Cst. Olson to learn […]

Important Information for a Safe Ride during Canada Day Celebrations and for the Canada Day Weekend

Metro Vancouver Transit Police are committed to ensuring that everyone has a safe ride on our transit system and reaches their destination safely. With Canada Day festivities scheduled in most municipalities over the long weekend, the trains and buses will be extremely busy and often filled to capacity. While our officers will be on duty […]

Video: Trolley bus wire thieves put lives at risk. Learn how to keep yourself safe

When trolley bus wires get stolen, lives are put at risk. When thieves steal the wires that are used to keep Vancouver’s fleet of trolley buses moving, they can leave dangerous live wires dangling. If you live or work in Vancouver, particularly in one of the “hot spots” shown in the video, help be our […]

Introducing Cst. Chua – Neighbourhood Police Officer for Surrey and Langley

This month, Constable Darren Chua takes over the role of Neighbourhood Police Officer (NPO) for Surrey, Langley, North Delta and White Rock. Cst. Chua will be replacing Cst. Mike Woolley who will be joining the patrol division. We interviewed Cst. Chua to learn more about him. Q: How is the role of an NPO different […]

Transit Police invites you to take part in the 6th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Join us for the 6th annual Metro Vancouver Transit Police Charity Golf Tournament in support of Special Olympics BC athletes. On Monday, June 3, enjoy a day of golf, while helping to create a world of inclusion where every person is accepted regardless of ability. Your $125 registration fee includes lunch and a banquet dinner […]

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