The Vancouver Police Board is the employer and governing body of the Vancouver Police Department. It provides civilian governance and oversight
Police Board Members
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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* SPCRC - Service & Policy Complaint Review Committee
** Meets, as needed, immediately following the Board Meeting