The VPD is divided into four geographic districts:
- District 1: Downtown, Granville, West End & Coal Harbour
- District 2: Chinatown, Grandview-Woodland and Hastings-Sunrise
- District 3: Collingwood and South Vancouver
- District 4: Kerrisdale, Oakridge, Dunbar, West Point Grey, Kitsilano, Arbutus, Shaughnessy, Fairview, Musqueam and Marpole
Vancouver Police Harass & Illegally Search Man Filming.
Vancouver Police Use Excessive Force During Arrest.
A handcuffed man is kicked in the face by a plainclothes VPD officer while sitting on the ground posing no threat.
A west Van officer swerves in front of longboarders forcing one off the road and the other to crash. He yells that he is sick of longboarders.
A man is stopped by plainclothes officers while riding his bike, and when questioning why he was being put in cuffs, is punched in the face by officer Bhabha, badge number 2703,
Vancouver police harass a woman filming an arrest, trying to block the view of the arrest from the camera, then grab at the camera and pull it towards the ground. A woman is heard telling the cop not to touch her camera.
A Vancouver school teacher was arrested and assaulted, physically searched by 5 male VPD officers, during jail support at the main street jail, for others arrested at an earlier casseroles demo. ^2012
Vancouver Police assault Trevor Kenny for asking why the officers started beating another guy for no reason. ^August 2012
VPD storm a party bus, parked outside a club, and start assaulting multiple women.2011^
Vancouver Police Harass People Attending A Free BBQ in The Downtown Eastside Hosted By The Portland Hotel Society. Marching Up In Large Numbers, Barring Access to Insight! Pushing People Off The Stage & Disrupting the Free Concert with Bedouin Soundclash.
Actor DJ Qualls, handcuffed & yelling to camera how he was attempting to stop a fight when VPD arrived, threw him on the ground, busted his face, then insulted him when he tried to explain what the situation was.
A VPD ERT officer assaults a man for jaywalking across W. Broadway.2010^
ERT = Emergency Response Team – Notice <—–his subdued shoulder badge…..
VPD = Vancouver Police Department
VPD officer Mark Steinkampf arrest a man on his bicycle after he filmed them -from the sidewalk- surrounding a man in pigeon park, minutes before. Claiming he had somehow obstructed the officers was their reason for the arrest. Local independent media was there, however, and got the opportunity to get the mans’ statement before he was taken away. The VPD officer in the video makes a lame attempt at an excuse as to their actions before realizing he’s preaching his lies to the wrong crowd.Feb. 2010^
VPD Systematic Violence.2009^
3 Drunk Metro Police Attack & Beat Cab Driver After Making Racial Slurs.