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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.

Join us for “Online Crime Reporting 101” presented by the Vancouver Police Department & Downtown Van

This workshop hosted by Sergeant Craig Reynolds from the Vancouver Police Department, will dive into crime reporting best practices to empower businesses to effectively and responsibly report crime incidents. This session is tailored specifically for employees of street-level and store-front businesses that are responsible for reporting crime.

Workshop Highlights
  1. Understanding VPD Guidelines: Gain insights into the VPD’s guidelines for accurate and responsible crime reporting.
  2. Effective Reporting Techniques: Discover the key techniques and strategies for effectively reporting crime incidents.
  3. Interpreting Crime Statistics: Unravel the complexities of crime statistics and learn how to interpret them effectively. Understand the significant of crime data and how it can inform decision-making processes at both organizational and community levels.
  4. Q&A: Engage in an interactive Q&A session with VPD representatives.
Event Details

When: Tuesday, March 26, 2024 from 9:00 AM – 11:15 AM

Where: UBC Robson (800 Robson Street), Room C400

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9:00 AM | Please arrive between 9:00-9:10 AM for event sign in, light refreshments served

9:15 AM | Welcome and introduction by Downtown Van community safety rep

9:17 AM | Presentation by Sergeant Craig Reynolds begins

10:17 AM | Presentation ends and Q&A begins

11:15 AM | Event ends

Who is this workshop for?
  • Staff of street-level and store-front businesses that are responsible for reporting crime.
Who isn’t this workshop for?
  • Landlords and property owners
  • Those already experienced in reporting to law enforcement or have taken the previous online reporting workshop

More Details

  • Limited spots available – we kindly restrict registration to 2 employees. We hope to host more of these sessions to accommodate our members and employee turnover.
  • Attendees will receive resources to take back to share with their colleagues.
  • Pastries, water, coffee, and tea available with gluten-free and vegan considerations.
  • We encourage bringing a reusable water bottle for the water fountain

Selected via member feedback from our Community Safety Forum, this workshop topic presented by Downtown Van and the VPD aims to enhance community safety and support existing safety efforts by local businesses. Please be respectful and refrain from discussing  unrelated police issues or for complaints.

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