The Vancouver Police Board is the employer and governing body of the Vancouver Police Department.  It provides civilian governance and oversight of policing.

Police Board Members

VPD Police Board
From left to right: Johnny Cheung, Claire Marshall, Barj Dhahan,
Dr. Sherri Magee, Mayor Gregor Robertson, Carolyn Askew,
Dr. Peter Wong, Thomas Tam, Mark James

Under British Columbia’s Police Act, the Board consists of the Mayor as Chair; one person appointed by the municipal council; and up to seven people appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

Board members are chosen to reflect the demographics of the community.  They are people who have demonstrated that they can act in the community’s best interest.  Each Board member is appointed for a term of up to four years.  They may be re-appointed, but cannot serve for more than six consecutive years.

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Meeting Schedule

Next Meeting: Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 1:00pm
Location: 7th Floor Boardroom, 2120 Cambie
Board Meeting Date Time Agenda Meeting
Board Meeting In Camera Meeting *SPCRC**
January 26
1:00 pm Agenda
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*  SPCRC - Service & Policy Complaint Review Committee

** Meets, as needed,  immediately following the Board Meeting






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Board Meeting Schedule

2120 Cambie Street
1 pm

(unless otherwise posted)

January 26
February 23
April 20
June 15
July 20
September 14
October 26
November 23

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Board Strategic Plan

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The public is welcome to attend Board meetings.

Speak at Board Meetings

The Board is interested in hearing from advocacy groups or citizens about policing issues which affect the community. For more information, please read the How to Register as a Delegation.

Meeting Agendas/Reports

Meeting Agendas and Reports will be posted on this website two days prior to the meeting date.