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Join the VPD

Join the VPD

We're hiring for 2016!

The Vancouver Police Department is a diverse police force, reflecting the rich tapestry of the many communities and lifestyles that make up our city. We are one of the largest municipal police forces in Canada and we are recognized as an innovator in Canadian law enforcement.

UNIFORMED POSITIONS

NON-UNIFORMED POSITIONS

There are almost 400 civilian employees in the VPD, working in partnership with their uniformed co-workers. We also offer volunteer opportunities throughout the Department.

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

HOW TO APPLY: FOR ALL UNIFORMED POSITIONS
AND THE ABORIGINAL CADET PROGRAM

  1. Send your detailed resume and cover letter to recruiting@vpd.ca

  2. You will receive a date to attend an Information Session at the Justice Institute of BC in New Westminster

  3. Receive your application form at the Information Session

 

Social Media

VPD Recruiting on Twitter

Follow @VPDRecruiting on Twitter.

VPD POPAT Relay Tournament

Join members of the VPD on October 1st for this unique, one-of-a kind event.

Athletes of all levels are encouraged to form relay teams and run the POPAT!

Police Information Check

*Please note, you must obtain and include a Police Information Check (also known as a criminal records check) in the jurisdiction in which you live as part of your online application - fees vary. Information for Vancouver residents

Recruitment FAQs

See the VPD's Recruitment FAQs for some frequently asked questions (and answers) on our recruitment process.

Contact VPD Recruiting

For further information on Police Officer, Jail Guard, Community Safety Officer, and Traffic Authority positions, please contact us at recruiting@vpd.ca.

Volunteer with Block Watch

As you enter the police hiring process for officers, or for Jail Guard or Community Safety Personnel positions, volunteer and community experience is highly regarded.

Consider volunteering as your Block Watch Captain.

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