FOOT AND BIKE PATROL
Volunteer Patrols respond to citizen inquiries while observing streets, alleys, and parking lots for unlawful actions. They report all suspicious activity as well as issues relating to graffiti and garbage. Volunteers receive direction from the NPO (Neighbourhood Police Officer) and Program Coordinator to respond to District Priorities and weekly crime weekly crime statistics provided by VPD.
Foot & Bike patrollers also conduct vehicle safety audits to inform owners how to protect their vehicles from break-in or theft, look for stolen cars using a data base of stolen vehicles, and deliver Crime Alerts to communicate with residents in reported crime areas.