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jewish: Quite often the media will not hear about those things, according to Vancouver Courier. You only hear about it when a tragedy happens, but we have thwarted several attempts in our city. Palmer broke the news to reporters after a Vancouver Police Board meeting at the Jewish Community Centre, where the audience heard that Jewish people are consistently targeted more for hate crimes than any other group in the city.article continues below Trending Stories Vancouver's largest car free day festival takes over Main Street on Sunday Vision Vancouver will not run a mayoral candidate for first time in party's history Three's company Teen stabbed in 'violent dispute over limo' in Downtown Vancouver We follow up on threats very quickly, and there have been a number of threats for active shooter type situations not related to the Jewish community but related to other places in Vancouver over the years that we have proactively stopped, the chief told reporters. Palmer said police conduct active shooter drills and run evacuation and lockdown exercises at various sites around the city. The chief said such training, which includes a video showing people how to run, hide and fight, assists the Jewish community but also gets officers familiar with a facility in case they have to respond to an emergency. He didn't say which ones, but noted the Jewish community requested extra training. ( As reported in the news.