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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

Vice President

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


Constable Jodyne Keller is a 25-year member with the VPD. She has had a diverse career over this span working in the Downtown Eastside and…
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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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Barbara Martens


Barb has been a Constable with the Vancouver Police Department since 2002 and has primarily worked in the Downtown Business District in patrol, neighbourhood policing,…
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Tanya McLachlan

Media Relations

Tanya has been a Constable with the Vancouver Police Department since 1999. Tanya has worked as a patrol officer in the Downtown Business District, as…
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Maureen Ing

Member at Large

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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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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Lindsay Soo-Chan

Promotion & Marketing

Constable Lindsay Soo-Chan is an Indigenous member with Richmond RCMP where she currently patrols the city of Richmond and Vancouver International Airport. Lindsay is grateful…
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Shaleena Meghji

Professional Development

Shaleena began her career in law enforcement over 25 years ago as a Border Services Officer with CBSA. For the past ten years, she has…

Advisory Committee

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Kim Campbell

Inspector Kim Campbell has been with the Delta Police Department since 1996. Kim is the OIC of the Administration Bureau, overseeing the recruiting, training, and…
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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 Furlan has been a regular member of the RCMP since 1998. She has held a variety of posts, including being part of the Border…
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Jennifer Hyland

Jennifer began her policing career in 1998 when she was hired by the New Westminster Police and attended the JIBC for her police training. In…
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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…
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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…