Vancouver Police Department

Beyond the Call




Finding the finest: The VPD’s recruiting vision

In-Person Information Sessions

We’re hiring now and in-person information sessions are back!

registration now open

  • February 5, 2022 – FULL
  • March 5, 2022 – registration opens February 6
  • April 2, 2022 – registration opens March 7

Prior to submitting your application, you must either watch the online Information Session or attend an in-person Information Session. Attending an in-person Information Session gives you the opportunity to hear directly from VPD recruiters and have your questions answered.

Policing is a fast-paced and dynamic profession that must keep pace with our rapidly changing world. Through innovation and community partnerships, the VPD upholds the highest standards and employs leading practices to achieve excellence in public safety and service. Recognized as one of the world’s most livable major cities, Vancouver attracts people from diverse backgrounds who wish to live, work and play in a vibrant environment.

The VPD is seeking highly qualified and diverse candidates to join Vancouver’s finest and make Vancouver the safest major city in Canada. The VPD offers a myriad of exciting career opportunities within a supportive and rewarding work environment where all employees can thrive and reach their full potential while making a difference.


Who are we?

The Vancouver Police Department is a diverse, innovative, and award-winning police department. We serve Vancouver’s citizens and visitors, guided by our principles of integrity, compassion, accountability, respect, and excellence. We provide all who work here with the unique and rewarding opportunities that come with policing in an international port city, and the support they need to excel, both personally and professionally.


Who are you?

You are a caring and empathetic problem-solver, with a desire to make the world a better place. Looking for a career beyond the ordinary 9 to 5, you want something more exciting, more challenging, and more rewarding. As a team player, you believe that a group of committed and goal-oriented individuals can accomplish extraordinary things.


How do I join?