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We at APBVSA wish to congratulate Hawk on his recently acquired police badge from Calgary Police Chief Rick Hanson!  He was also subject of an official court decision allowing him to support a child sexual assault victim in court!  To all our Trauma dogs within Victim Services we say “thank you”.  You and your handlers […]

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Media release regarding the successful 2014 Alberta Provincial Victim Service Conference – Rising Above – held in Banff October 3-5, 2014 Media Release

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We at the Alberta Police-Based Victim Services Association extend our heartfelt congratulations and gratitude as Edmonton Police Victim Services Unit celebrates their 35 year Anniversary. Thank you to all your volunteers, staff and members of the Edmonton Police Service on their dedication and hard work over the last 35 years. Attached articles highlight their achievements […]

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Keynote Speech – Lt. Wynn motivates his audience to look at domestic violence through the eyes of a twenty-year servant and a ten-year survivor of domestic violence.  He discusses the importance of an ongoing commitment to guaranteeing individual civil rights.  He focuses on addressing: -Why victims are reluctant to report? -Why they stay? -Why offenders […]

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For the past few months, we have been learning about CodeSearch, the exciting partnership program that APBVSA has entered into with the Missing Children Society of Canada. We are thrilled to announce that we are now in the second phase of the program roll-out strategy where the technology and systems will be installed. At this […]

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