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Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority Police Service
Vancouver, British Columbia
Grant of Arms, Supporters, Flag and Badge
January 20, 2005
Vol. IV, p. 420
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The shield of Arms of the Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority Police Service encircled by an annulus Argent edged and inscribed with the Motto in letters Azure, within a wreath of maple leaves Or issuant from a dogwood flower, the whole ensigned by the Royal Crown proper;
This follows the general pattern of municipal police badges in Canada, reflecting the fact that the Police Service is a designated policing unit established by a provincial Order in Council. The Royal Crown indicates the role of the Service in the administration of the Crown's justice, and the dogwood flower is the floral emblem of British Columbia.