Date:   Jan 8, 2015

Barbara Desjardins, Esquimalt mayor and co-chair of the Victoria and Esquimalt Police Board, and VicPD Chief Frank Elsner would like to invite you to the official welcoming of the new Esquimalt Division team and unveiling of the new VicPD Esquimalt Division police cars.

The new team, consisting of dedicated Patrol officers, Community Resource Officers, School Resource Officers, K9 and others will be introduced as well as our newly decaled “Esquimalt Division” VicPD vehicles.  This welcome and unveiling marks the beginning of the new Victoria and Esquimalt policing framework agreement, which officially took effect on January 1st.

“This is a special day that marks a new chapter in our relationship with VicPD,” said Mayor Desjardins.  “I am pleased to be partnering with the City of Victoria and VicPD as we work together to ensure the delivery of the best possible policing service for the citizens of the Township of Esquimalt.”

“We’re very excited to be unveiling our new Esquimalt Division team and vehicles today,” said Chief Elsner.  “The men and women of our Esquimalt Division truly reflect our pride in serving Esquimalt and our ongoing commitment to work with its citizens to keep this a wonderful place to live.”

The new team and police cars will be introduced at a ceremony on Friday, January 9th at 1:00 p.m. at the Esquimalt Public Safety Building at 500 Park Place.  The event will feature two of the new vehicles as well as remarks from Mayor Barb Desjardins and VicPD Chief Constable Frank Elsner.

DATE: Friday, January 9th, 2015

TIME: 1 p.m.

LOCATION: Esquimalt Public Safety Building, 500 Park Place, Esquimalt B.C.