About

Mission Statement

TO CHAMPION SAFETY AND WELLBEING IN STRATHCONA THROUGH VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS AND SERVICES THAT OFFER MEANINGFUL OPPORTUNITIES TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE COMMUNITY.

The Strathcona Community Policing Centre (Strathcona CPC) is a registered nonprofit society, governed by an independent community-based board, that operates in coordination with the Vancouver Police Department and other community agencies.

Strathcona CPC staff and board members strive to:

  • engage the community in volunteer-driven programs to assist with safety, wellbeing and crime reduction;
  • coordinate residents and community stakeholders in the design, development and implementation of new initiatives;
  • act as a community liaison with the Vancouver Police Department and other community-minded agencies;
  • operate a warm and welcoming storefront to connect residents with CPC programs and services;
  • cultivate a safe, neighbourhood for everyone.

 

Board of Directors

Grace Tait – President

David Vogt – Vice President

Joji Kumagai – Treasurer

Kellie Carroll  Secretary

Judy McGuire

Leonard Jang

 

Staff:

Cathy O’Connor Morris Executive Director

Constable Janine Tanino – Neighbourhood Police Officer

 

History

2017 Spring

In response to the opioid crisis and the dramatic rise in overdose deaths, a group of concerned citizens, in consultation with the Vancouver Police Department and neighbourhood residents, started the process of opening a Community Police Centre in Strathcona with the help of available civic funding.

2018 Spring

The Strathcona CPC opens to the public at 872 East Hastings.

 

History and Catchment Area

The Strathcona CPC is in the heart of one of Vancouver’s oldest residential neighbourhoods with diverse roots dating back to 1865.

The Strathcona CPC services the area bordered by the waterfront to the north and the False Creek Flats to the south, west of Clark Drive and east of Chinatown. See map below for details.