Vancouver Transit Police

Vancouver Police Shoot SkyTrain Passenger Allegedly Wielding Machete

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.19.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"He refused to follow police directions to drop the weapon and was shot by a VPD officer."

Suspects Hurled Racial Slurs Before Vancouver SkyTrain Station Attack

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.30.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The victim needed to be treated in hospital.

Stalker With Knife Terrifies Woman On Vancouver SkyTrain

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 06.05.2015 | Canada British Columbia

She tried to get off the train, but the man blocked her exit.

Vancouver Transit Police Officers Guilty Of Assault

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.30.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The two officers were acquitted of other charges including public mischief, breach of trust and fabricating evidence.

SeaBus Shut Down, Bomb Squad Dispatched For This

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 03.11.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Old people used to play music from devices called Walkmans.

Victim-Shaming Transit Ad Raises Complaints

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A Vancouver public transit ad that was supposed to raise awareness about reporting sex assaults will be changed after several complaints that it shame...

Transit Police Lost Explosives WHERE?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 01.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Transit Police in Metro Vancouver confirm that an officer left an explosive device on an Air Canada plane in 2011 during a training exercise and that ...

Days Numbered For B.C. Transit Police?

CBC | Posted 10.18.2012 | Canada British Columbia

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is calling for the Transit Police force to be scrapped after documents reveal legal fees for the force have skyrocke...

Time to Stop Vancouver Police Turf Wars (and Save Money)

Jordan Bateman | Posted 05.14.2012 | Canada Business
Jordan Bateman

As regional mayors and the B.C. government consider giving TransLink more access to our tax dollars, they should cut funding to the Transit Police. If someone gets mugged on SkyTrain, the Transit Police either waste a bunch of time arguing with the local police over who gets to investigate, or the local police just won't show up at all.