Metro Vancouver Transit Police is dedicated to engaging with the community that we serve. To this end, we maintain a strong presence on multiple social media channels in order to keep you updated on Transit Police news and allow you the opportunity to interact with us. Find Transit Police on the following social media.
Transit Police social media accounts are managed by a civilian communications team.
Metro Vancouver Transit Police (MVTP) will utilize Social Media, where appropriate, for purposes that include, but are not limited to:
- community outreach
- transit safety information and crime prevention tips
- investigations updates and requests for assistance from the public
- media relations; public engagement
- sharing of MVTP news, updates and reports
The opinions and/or views expressed on Transit Police social media pages by other users represent the views of the individual or organization making them, and do not necessarily represent the views of MVTP, its employees or partner organizations.
MVTP Social media pages are not monitored 24/7 and users should not report crime via social media. Not all attempts to engage with Transit Police on social media will get a response, and there may be a delay of up to several days before a response is sent.
Comments posted to MVTP social media posts are subject to approval by an administrator. We reserve the right to remove content that is not in line with our values and standards, including, but not limited to, content that is obscene, off-topic, or malicious in intent. Any content posted or submitted for posting is subject to public disclosure.
When using Social Media, Transit Police Personnel will act in a professional manner consistent with Transit Police Commitment and Values, the Police Act, and in compliance with relevant legislation. Transit Police Personnel will not disclose any information that is confidential or proprietary to Transit Police, its law enforcement partners, TransLink, or any third party who has disclosed information to the Transit Police, without permission of the applicable party, or as otherwise permitted by Transit Police policy.
All social media sites, pages and content adhere to applicable laws, regulations and policies, including, but not limited to, the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the Transit Police media, information technology and records management policies.
If you have further questions regarding our social media pages and the use of information on same, please Contact Us.