Transit Police (SCBCTAPS) will utilize Social Media where appropriate to assist with matters including but not limited to community outreach, problem solving, investigations, crime prevention, recruiting, media relations, reporting, time sensitive notifications, and police events involving the public.
The opinions and/or views expressed on Transit Police social media pages, including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Reddit, Instagram, and any other pages, represent the thoughts of the public, individuals, online communities, and not solely those of Transit Police.
Social media pages are not monitored 24/7 and users should not report crime via social media. Replies will be made during standard business hours unless required otherwise.
Opinions expressed by visitors to Transit Police’s social media pages do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Transit Police. Comments posted to certain pages, including but not limited to Facebook, must be approved by an administrator prior to posting as we reserve the right to remove obscenities, off-topic comments, and personal attacks. 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.