This project launched in the summer of 2013 where foot patrol, bike patrol and speed watch all happening at once. Each time this project happens we invite other community partners to help us out. We thank our volunteers for making it happen. Project Synergy Launch during Summer of 2013 Ultimate Project Synergy on May 2014… Read More Project Synergy is Back 2016
This program has been a staple at our centre for many, many years. It’s an important reminder for drivers to slow down, abide by the speed limit, and pay attention to the road. Our volunteers enjoy working Speed Watch because they can be out there in the open air, interacting with the public. Obviously summer… Read More Speed Watch!
syn·er·gy: the increased effectiveness that results when two or more people or businesses work together This was proven on Saturday, May 17th, when 12 of our patrol volunteers joined forces with the Vancouver Police Department’s Community Safety Personnel (CSP) for a day of crime prevention blitz. Teams consist of 2 volunteers and 2 CSPs blanketed… Read More Ultimate Project Synergy
“Wicked” in a good sense, of course. As in cool, awesome, great…ultimate? On Saturday, May 17th, our centre will be hosting a fun and worthwhile event for our volunteers to participate in. Together with the VPD’s Community Safety Personnel, our volunteers will be out in full force, visiting merchants and speaking to visitors/tourists, spreading the… Read More Something Wicked This Way Comes
Our Chinatown Watch Community Patrol program officially started in 2000. Dedicated volunteers would patrol in and around Chinatown either on foot, or on bikes (extra training required), and always in teams of two. Patrol volunteers receive training on how to effectively and safely serve as extra eyes and ears for the police. They also learn… Read More Chinatown Watch Community Patrol
Over the past year, we have found ourselves co-producing a couple of videos and as the subject of videos made by volunteers. To share them with everyone, we have started our own YouTube channel. Our first video is one that our 2013 summer CO-OP students made about our patrol program. This was very impressive considering… Read More YouTube Channel