Asset Forfeiture - Offence Related Property and Civil Forfeiture
Date: Monday, November 16, 2009
Time: 10 am to 12 noon
Location: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – Studio 102
6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Bby
The Provincial Civil Forfeiture Office and the Vancouver Police Department are presenting a two hour training
session for police executives and senior police managers on the forfeiture of criminally tainted assets.
Rob Kroeker, Executive Director of the BC Civil Forfeiture Office will present a session on British Columbia’s Civil
Inspector Brad Desmarais, of the Vancouver Police Department, Gangs and Drugs section will present a
session on criminal forfeiture, focusing on the use of offence related property provisions in section 490 of the
Participants will develop a working knowledge of criminal and civil forfeiture law from a management
perspective. The session will speak to the resource draw associated to pursuing either criminal or civil
forfeiture, Crown and CFO requirements for asset forfeiture cases, recommended organizational
protocols for file referrals, information sharing, and expected outcomes. Drug, gang, proceeds, fraud,
securities and financial crime section managers will find these sessions of particular interest.
Who Should Attend? This session will be of interest to senior police officials (inspector and above)
responsible for the investigation of files involving property suspected of being obtained through crime in
any form, or responsible for organizational strategies in response to gang, drug and financially
Cost: This session is sponsored by the Civil Forfeiture Office. Registration is free to police or other
sworn law enforcement officers serving in British Columbia. Members and member organizations are
responsible for any travel, accommodation or other costs associated with attending.
Email: Karen Albrecht at firstname.lastname@example.org
Coffee and muffins will be served at 9:30am.