Corporal Anne-Marie Clark grew up on Vancouver Island. She attended Vancouver Island University, followed by Royal Roads University, where she earned a bachelor of commerce degree, majoring in e-commerce & entrepreneurial management.
Anne-Marie joined the Vancouver Police Department in February 2006. She worked in multiple districts in the Operations Section as a frontline patrol & beat enforcement officer. In June 2015, while working as a beat enforcement officer in the downtown eastside of Vancouver, Anne-Marie began representing the VPD on social media, sharing the positive & human-side of policing in the area known as the “poorest postal code in Canada”.
In March 2016, Anne-Marie began working in the Public Affairs Section as the Social Media Officer & back-up Media Spokesperson. Anne-Marie worked in this role & was responsible for the social media presence of the VPD for over three & a half years.
In September 2019, after being a police officer for 13.5 years with the VPD, Anne-Marie transferred to become a police officer with the Organized Crime Agency of British Columbia (OCABC). Anne-Marie was promoted to corporal as the social media officer for the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of British Columbia (CFSEU-BC), which is the province’s anti-gang police agency.
Corporal Anne-Marie Clark’s Session(s):
10:35am - 11:20am PDT —
Is your agency or organization on social media? Are you using social media to its fullest potential to communicate with the community you serve and to build relationships? Do the people that you serve know who you are & how you serve them?
During this workshop, we will take a look at how to use social media for two-way communication as law enforcement or first responder agency, and as an individual officer representing your agency.
This workshop will discuss ways to use social media as a communications tool, including how to:
Who this training is for: Anyone running the main social media accounts or section/specialty unit accounts for their agency or organization, and anyone who is representing their agency as an individual officer/employee on social media.