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Police tips for enjoying the fireworks tonight

Tomorrow night marks the second night of the 2010 Celebration of Light fireworks display. The VPD will again have a very visible presence at this event and be ‘meeting and greeting’ people as they...

Social worker describes motivations for protesting Vancouver G8 university summit, clash with police, and a few hours in jail

A lone bus lumbered forward and attempted to gain access into the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel in downtown Vancouver last Friday afternoon. In it were several dozen dignitaries attending the Group of 8...

How VPD Secured City During 2010 Olympic Games Without Repressing It

A successful police story unfolded during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games.

Public Drunkeness Posing Problem for Police at 2010 Vancouver Games

Vancouver Police are reporting unprecedented numbers of people in the downtown core Friday night and "significant" numbers of intoxicated people on the streets, many openly consuming liquor.  ...

LRAD, Police Accountability, and Vancouver Magazine's Power Broker List: The David Eby Story Continues

David Eby folded his extraordinarily long legs under a small table and took a sip of coffee. "The Paul Boyd story is going to disappear like so many other stories and that's outrageous," the...