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Cyberbullying Awareness
Course Category: Community Awareness and Interactions
Course Category: Students

Notice: This course was originally created for the Vancouver Police Department and contains some VPD-specific information/policies.


Content Provider:
Vancouver Police Department


2 hours

Registration Process Register

The Internet has created a whole new world of social communications. While most interactions are positive, digital communication tools are increasingly used to antagonize and intimidate others. This is commonly known as cyberbullying.

Cyberbullying Awareness provides information on what cyberbullying is, how it is carried out, and the impact on victims. In addition to reviewing options for responding to a cyberbullying incident, this course also explores the ways that cyberbullying can be addressed under both civil and criminal law, including the proposed Bill C-13.

Learning Objectives

When you have completed this course you will be able to:

  • Develop an awareness of what cyberbullying is
  • Develop an awareness of how cyberbullying works
  • Develop an awareness of how the law currently addresses cyberbullying
  • Develop an awareness of Vancouver Police response options to cyberbullying

Target Audience

Sworn Police, Police Civilian, Public Safety Officer, Peace Officer / Special Constable, Student, Other Federal, Provincial and Municipal Employees