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'Merry Christmas' from the VPD

Last Updated Dec 24, 2019 at 7:43 pm PDT

(Courtesy: @VancouverPD screenshot)

The VPD is wishing you a Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year

Chief Constable also wants you to know the VPD will be out in full force during the peak of this Holiday season

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – The Vancouver Police Department has a special holiday message for you.

The VPD posted a video on Twitter with seasons greetings over a cheerful Christmas tune featuring the Grinch and Chief Adam Palmer.

As the year comes to an end, Palmer says he wants to thank those who have supported the department.

“On behalf of the Vancouver Police Department, all our sworn officers and civilian professionals, I want to wish you and your families all the best for a Merry Christmas and a Happy Holiday season.”

Palmer adds the department has been “honoured” keeping locals as safe as possible.

Through 2019, the VPD has responded to 267,000 calls, estimating to about 740 calls per day, according to the department.

During the holiday season, the VPD reminds Vancouverites they will be out in full force during the peak of this Holiday season.

Police departments from Surrey, West Vancouver and New Westminster are a few of the stations also spreading the Christmas joy wishing you a “Merry Christmas” and “Happy Holidays.”