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Media Spokespersons

Sergeant Jason RobillardSergeant Jason Robillard
Media Spokesperson

Sergeant Jason Robillard grew up in Ladysmith, British Columbia, and moved to Vancouver in 1999 to begin his career with the Vancouver Police Department. Prior to joining the VPD, Jason studied criminal justice at Camosun College in Victoria, and was a reserve member of the Canadian Military and the Victoria Police. He later continued his education at Simon Fraser University.

Jason has a mix of operational and investigative police experience. During his ten years in patrol, he worked throughout the city, and was a member of the Bicycle Patrol Squad and the Public Safety Unit. Jason enjoyed being a field trainer, a mentor, and an acting sergeant while in patrol.

In 2007, Jason became a detective in the Gang Crime Unit, and went on to spend two years investigating gang crime with the Regional Violent Suppression Team and the Integrated Gang Task Force.

Jason joined the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. in 2009 and worked as investigator and team leader on several major gang-related investigations and projects throughout the province. He was promoted to sergeant in January 2014 and became the leader of a patrol team in East Vancouver.

Jason joined the VPD’s Professional Standards Section in October 2015 where he completed numerous British Columbia Police Act investigations. In May of 2017, Jason was selected to work as a Media Relations Officer in the Public Affairs Section.

Jason is a coach for the VPD’s Soccer School for children, and has represented the VPD as a player in several international and national soccer events. He enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with his family.

Constable Jason DoucetteConstable Jason Doucette
Media Spokesperson

Constable Doucette was raised on the East Coast of Canada, before moving to Vancouver in 1993. He attended Douglas College, where he received a diploma in criminology. In 2000, he completed a bachelor of arts degree with a joint major in criminology and psychology at Simon Fraser University.

Jason joined the Vancouver Police Department in February 2001. After graduating from the JIBC, he patrolled the west side of Vancouver, and then the Downtown Business District.

Jason was selected to join a surveillance team in 2004 and spent the next three years focusing on property crime, the open-air drug market, and problem premises.

In 2007, he became a detective in the Investigative Section, spending the next six years investigating serious crimes as a member of the VPD’s General Investigations Unit and the Major Crime Robbery / Assault Unit, as well as the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit – BC, and the RCMP’s Federal Serious Organized Crime Unit.

Jason returned to patrol in June 2014 in the Downtown core until joining the Public Affairs Unit as a Media Relations Officer in September 2016.

Jason has received several awards for his police work, including a Chief’s Commendation for the arrest of a bank robber, and Inspector’s Commendations for another arrest of a serial bank robber, and for his part in a million-dollar drug seizure.

In his spare time, Jason enjoys spending time with his family.

Constable Anne Marie ClarkeConstable Anne-Marie Clark
Social Media Officer

Constable Anne-Marie Clark was born and raised in Duncan, BC. After high school, she attended Vancouver Island University, followed by Royal Roads University, where she earned a bachelor of commerce degree, majoring in entrepreneurial management and e-commerce.

In 2004, she moved from Vancouver Island to Vancouver to pursue her dream of a career in policing.

Anne-Marie joined the Vancouver Police Department at the end of February 2006. After graduating from the police academy, she spent the first two years of her career working in District One (the Granville Entertainment District, the West End, and the Central Business District). She then moved on to District Two, which includes East Vancouver and the Downtown Eastside.

From 2013 to 2016, Anne-Marie worked exclusively patrolling the Downtown Eastside as a member of the Beat Enforcement Team. She became a field training officer and had the opportunity to help train multiple recruits.

In March of 2016, Anne-Marie began working in the Public Affairs Section as the Social Media Officer and back-up Media Spokesperson.

Anne-Marie received a Chief Constable's Commendation for her part in helping to safely deliver twin babies that were born in Oppenheimer Park near Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.

When she is not working, Anne-Marie enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and her dogs.

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