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Media Releases

Vancouver Police Department Media Releases

The VPD's most recent media releases are listed below.

View the archives for 2015, or use the search function below to find past VPD media releases.


Update: Police Searching for Alleged Sexual Offender

Alleged sex offender Mark Spelrem was arrested shortly before 8 p.m. last night in the 300 block of Powell Street. more »

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Police Searching for Alleged Sexual Offender

Vancouver Police are searching for an alleged sexual offender and warning sex workers to be cautious after two women were violently assaulted on February 19th. more »

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Police Release Photos of Suspected Hit-and-Run Vehicle

The Vancouver Police Collision Investigation Unit is releasing photos of a car believed to be involved in a serious hit-and-run two weeks ago. more »

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Wanted High-Risk Sex Offender Located

The Vancouver Police have located Jason Bresnahan, the high-risk sexual offender who was wanted for being unlawfully at large. more »

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Police Looking for High-Risk Sex Offender

The Vancouver Police are looking for a high-risk sexual offender who is wanted for being unlawfully at large. more »

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Give Your Feedback in New Chief Constable Search

The Vancouver Police Board is recruiting a new chief constable to lead the VPD and the Board wants to know what you think. more »

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Search Launched for New Chief Constable of the Vancouver Police Department

Give your feeback Today, the Vancouver Police Board announced that the search for a new chief constable has begun. At a Board meeting yesterday, the Board approved the following: A three-member search sub-committee has been appointed by the Board and … more »

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Update: Missing Person Found

The body of 21-year-old Liang Jin, who was also known as Leon Joy, was recovered yesterday from Hanes Valley in Lynn Headwaters Regional Park in North Vancouver. more »

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Suspects Believed Targeting Homes of Asian Families

Police are investigating a recent rash of break-ins that appear targeted at homes in the southwest area of Vancouver that are occupied by Asian families. more »

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Update: High Risk Sex Offender Wanted

Forty-four year old Stanley Lee Porter is back in custody after turning himself in. more »

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