The Police Department is governed by and reports to the West Vancouver Police Board. Under the command of the Chief Constable, West Vancouver Police are committed to uphold the law, protect people and property, and work with community partners to enhance the quality of life, and keep West Vancouver safe.
The Police Department is committed to keeping the peace and making the community the safest jurisdiction in Canada by 2011, instilling a new level of confidence and security for residents. The Police Department will provide policing that fosters a safe, accessible, and peaceful community for those to live, work, and visit. This mission will be guided by the following principles:
- Adhering to quality service, strong teamwork, and the highest ethical standards as the pillars of success.
- Ensuring that citizens, stakeholders, and partnerships are considered and incorporated into the policing process.
- Making crime statistics and the progress of the Department’s crime prevention programs understandable and accessible to everyone.