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Land Acknowledgement

We acknowledge with gratitude that this work takes place on the traditional lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

Looking to learn new skills that will help you improve your business? We’ve got you covered. Join us for our FREE Morning Workshop Series, an intimate info session offered only to Downtown Van Members.


Crime Reporting with Constable Craig Reynolds & Constable Katelyn Star


WHEN: Wednesday, August 16th, 2023 from 9:15 AM – 11:15 AM

WHERE: The Den (1025 Dunsmuir Street), English Bay Meeting Room


Meet the Vancouver Police Department’s Business Liaison Officers, Constable Craig Reynolds and Constable Katelyn Star to discuss crime reporting. Start your day off by gaining valuable insights and deepen your understanding of VPD’s efforts.

Together, we will delve into the following key areas:

  • Crime Reporting Best Practices
  • Learning how to effectively report on crime incidents while gaining insight into the VPD’s guidelines for accurate and responsible reporting
  • Understanding Crime Statistics

Gain an in-depth understanding of crime statistics, trends, and patterns specific to the downtown core. Discover how these numbers are collected, analyzed, and used to inform law enforcement strategies.

Community involvement and collaboration are vital to creating a safer, more informed community. This workshop will provide a platform to share your perspectives and further your knowledge of how the VPD uses crime data.

  • Coffee, tea, and decaf options available
  • Light snacks provided
  • Please come prepared with a pen and a notebook and/or laptop
  • Limited spots available
  • 1 person per organization preferred, maximum 2
  • Priority for ground-level stores and retailers
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