Staff & Director Information

Museum Staff


Rosslyn Shipp, Museum Director

Rosslyn Shipp joined the Vancouver Police Museum as Director June of 2014. Her passion for connecting people with history through innovative community programming and learning opportunities brings a new source of leadership to the museum. She holds a BA in Criminal Justice and Public Policy from the University of Guelph, a diploma in Social Work from Seneca College and ongoing education in Public Programming and Museum Studies.


Kristin Hardie, Museum Curator

Kristin Hardie is has been involved with the Vancouver Police Museum for over six years, finding her happy place amongst the artifacts, photos, and stories of Vancouver’s darkest history. She is responsible for the acquisition, storage, and display of the museum’s collection, and for finding ways to share it’s value. She holds a BA in Anthropology from UofA and a diploma in Cultural Resource Management from UVic.


Yukako Iwane, Museum Programmer

Yukako Iwane is the primary resource for schools programming. As a museum educator she brings both her knowledge of history and language skills to thousands of school and ESL student who enjoy forensic science workshops in the museum that satisfy BC Schools core curricula requirement. Before joining the VPM Yuka fascinated visitors to the Japanese Friendship Garden in San Diego in her work as a museum educator. Yuka has a BA in history from Meiji University in Japan.


Vancouver Police Historical Society Board of Directors

Darcy Taylor – President
Kevin McLaren – Vice President
Glenn Newman
Jason Christopherson
Kenneth Athans
Simon Demers
Lisa Kofod
Robert Steele
Mariya Zhalovaga
Peter Tuan
Chagnet McGregor-Wood
Robert Noon
Earl Andersen

Address & Hours

Vancouver Police Museum

240 East Cordova Street
Vancouver, BC V6A 1L3


Tue. – Sat.: 9 AM – 5 PM
CLOSED on Sundays, Mondays, and Stat Holidays


The Vancouver Police Historical Society is responsible for the operation of the Vancouver Police Museum. The VPHS is an independent non-profit charitable organization. Your support helps promote the VPM's programs and community initiatives.

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