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Employment Initiative: Liaison Officer and Vancouver Residents

employment initiative: Steven Hanuse has served as the liaison between the Vancouver Police Department and Musqueam First Nation, according to Vancouver Courier. He has established a good rapport between the two groups, which has led to a reduction in crime and a safer community. Eight British Columbians received the award this week, including four Vancouver residents. Rick Lavallee is an Aboriginal liaison officer in the VPD's diversity and aboriginal policing section. Vancouver police officer Desiree Sparrow is one of the few Indigenous officers representing the department in the Aboriginal Employment Initiative. He is dedicated to ensuring safety and a positive connection with members of the urban Indigenous population, working as a youth mentor and communicating the needs of the community to the department. ( As reported in the news.