The Victoria Police Department have released an app that’s aimed to reduce crime in the region. The VicPD app is available for your iOS and Android device and helps those who want to “make Victoria and Esquimalt Canada’s safest region.”
Mark MacIntyre, Director of Public Affairs for VicPD, said “This app provides citizens cutting edge tools in the fight against crime” by easily reporting, tracking and fighting crime from your pocket. It’s certainly a step in the right direction and gives you the ability to submit anonymous tips through Crime Stoppers, locate lost items from an image database and see reports of crime in a geographic location. You can also view video and audio files that the Victoria Police upload, plus keep up to date with the latest press releases. For those want a bit more of the experience, VicPD has also make it possible to join the force by seeing their latest latest job and volunteer postings.