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Shannon Olesen


With an education and background in business and finance, Shannon has been with the Vancouver Police since 2003. She always had a passion to be…
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Amber McElroy

Professional Development

Amber has been a proud member of the Vancouver Police Department since 2004 and has worked primarily in operations. She is currently assigned to Neighbourhood…
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Jodyne Keller

Vice President

Jodyne has been with the VPD for 25 years. In her previous role, she was with the Canadian Armed Forces with the Military Police for…
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Barbara Martens

Sergeant at Arms

Barb retired from the Vancouver Police in 2022 after 20 years in policing to pursue her new career as an elected Councillor with the Township…
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Tanya McLachlan


Tanya was hired by the Vancouver Police Department in 1999. Tanya has worked as a patrol officer in the Downtown Business District, as an Evidence…
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Harleen Bath

Executive Liaison

Harleen Bath has been with the RCMP for 16 years in various detachments throughout the Lower Mainland of BC. Having worked in a variety of…
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Kaitlyn Garcia


Katie is currently in her eleventh year of policing with the Delta Police Department. She spent her first five years in Patrol, her next three…
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Anne-Marie Clark

Media Relations

Anne-Marie has been a police officer for over 15 years. She spent the first 13.5 years of her career working for the VPD – she…
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Juliette Link

Information Technology

Before joining the Vancouver Police Department, Juliette worked in the technology industry for 7 years. She volunteered for various organizations with the same mission as…
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Shawna Baher


Shawna has been an RCMP Member for over 29 years and completed all of her service in British Columbia. She has been stationed on Vancouver…
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Natasha Bruce

Promotions and Marketing

Natasha is 15.5 year member with West Van Police and from a large policing family. Her father, a retired NCO RCMP mbr, would help female…

Board of Trustees

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Janine Tanino

Janine started her career in B.C. Corrections and later joined the Vancouver Police Department in 2006 working at the Vancouver Jail. In working with police…
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Maureen Ing

Maureen started with VPD as a civilian in May 1979 and has completed 41 years of service in Records, Traffic Services, Emergency Operational and Planning…
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Lindsay Soo-Chan

Constable Lindsay Soo-Chan served nearly 14 years with the Federal Government having worked with the Department of Citizenship & Immigration Canada, Correctional Service Canada and…
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CJ Kyle

CJ Kyle began her policing career with Delta Police in 1990 and joined Transit Police in 2013 as a Staff Sergeant in Professional Standards. CJ…

Advisory Committee

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Kim Campbell

Inspector Kim Campbell has been with the Delta Police Department since 1996. In 2021, Kim took on a new role as the OIC of the…
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Koreen Carl

Koreen first joined BC Sheriff Services in 1996 as an auxiliary at the New Westminster Law Courts. In 2009, after ten years as a regular…
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Michelle Davey

Deputy Chief Michelle Davey is a 25 year member, having served 24+ years with the Vancouver Police Department. In 2021, Michelle took on a new…
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Paulette Freill

Deputy Chief Constable Paulette Freill joined the Abbotsford Police Department at the beginning of November 2017, after a successful 32-year career with the RCMP. From…
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Anita Furlan

Anita joined the RCMP in 1998. She held a variety of posts, including being part of the Border Integrity Team, the Integrated Gang Task Force,…
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Jennifer Hyland

Deputy Chief Hyland’s policing career spans more than 23 years in both municipal and RCMP policing. She is known as an accomplished and approachable leader…
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Kara Triance

Superintendent Kara Triance is the Officer in Charge of the Kelowna Detachment.  Supt. Triance began her career with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in 2000,…
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Leslie Stevens

Leslie grew up in Montreal’s West Island neighborhood participating in competitive sports from a young age and earning a Diploma in Applied Sciences at John…
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Lisa Byrne

Superintendent Lisa Byrne has been a member of the Vancouver Police Department since 2000, becoming a Superintendent in 2020. She began her career in uniform…
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Nina Patel

Nina Patel is the Regional Director General for the Pacific Region of Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), which is considered one of the most geographically…
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Michelle Tansey

Inspector Michelle Tansey has been a member of the RCMP since 2002, becoming an Inspector in 2020.  She began her career as a Reserve Constable…