Dispatching the frontlines: a look at “air traffic control” for Metro Vancouver Transit Police

Allison Hansell (front) and Jully Tmana (back) are police communications operators with Metro Vancouver Transit Police. When you travel on transit,…


#IWD2020: “I wear a duty belt of tools. But the most important tool is my voice.”

Sergeant Cheryl Simpkin looks after the Community Engagement Unit at Transit Police. Her team works with with clients of the vulnerable sector and…


Transit safety tips for children from the Metro Vancouver Transit Police

Transit Police jurisdiction is the entire transportation service region – an area crossing twenty-one municipalities and one First Nation, served…


Goodbye and Thank You: Transit Police Sergeant Wendy Hawthorne to retire

Transit Police Sergeant Wendy Hawthorne started with the Metro Transit Security Service in early 1984 as a Transit Security Officer On November 21,…


Meet Your Transit Police: 5 things you might not know!

Cst. Avgerinos and Cst. Cheng speaking to a transit operator at Braid Station. National Police Week is May 13–19! This week, police forces across…


A conversation with Constable Leanne Smith, Transit Police Dog Handler

From a young age, Constable Leanne Smith, Police Dog Handler with Metro Vancouver Transit Police aspired to do the very job she does today. Cliché…


Halloween 2017

6 tips for staying safe on transit this Halloween from Transit Police

Happy Hallow's Eve from all of us here at TransLink! Halloween is a fun and exciting time for kids and adults alike and safety is paramount whether…


Transit Police took the plunge and were #FreezinForAReason!

On Saturday, March 4th, 2017 our Transit Police Officers and civilians took the Plunge, The Polar Plunge in support of Special Olympics Canada. This…


BC Law Enforcement Memorial adds Special Constable to Honour Roll

Constable Walker who, at 34 years of age, is the same age as Charles Painter at the time of his death, standing near the location of the shooting.…


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