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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 2017, or use the search function below to find past VPD media releases.


Fraudsters Target Elderly Woman

Vancouver Police are warning the public about a potential phone scam targeting the elderly. more »

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Similar Sex Assaults Lead to Warning

Vancouver Police are warning the public after a young woman was sexually assaulted Wednesday night in East Vancouver. more »

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Police Urge Residents to Report Suspicious Activity Following Recent Break-Ins

After several early evening break-ins to homes in South Vancouver, the VPD are reminding residents to keep an eye out for suspicious activity. more »

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Man Arrested for Breaking Into Home Under Construction

A 37-year-old man is in jail after police watched him allegedly break into a home under construction on Vancouver’s west side on Monday evening. The suspect was arrested as he removed building supplies from the home. more »

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Police Request Additional Information about Stanley Park Attacks

Vancouver Police are appealing to the public for additional information about two attacks in Stanley Park that occurred almost a year ago. more »

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High-Risk Sex Offender to Reside in Vancouver

Vancouver Police are warning the public that 44-year-old Trevor Leonard Smith, a convicted federal offender, has completed his sentence and is residing in Vancouver. more »

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Police Arrest High-Risk Offender Wanted on Canada-Wide Warrant

The VPD today arrested high-risk offender, Christopher Schafer, who was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant. more »

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Update: Vancouver Man Charged in Marpole Double Homicide

Rocky Rambo Wei Nam Kam, a 25-year-old Vancouver resident, has been charged with two counts of second degree murder by Crown Counsel, in relation to the September 26th murders of Dianna Mah-Jones, 65, and Richard Jones, 68, of Vancouver. more »

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Vancouver Man Charged in Marpole Double Homicide

Rocky Rambo Wei Nam Kam, a 25-year-old Vancouver resident, has been charged with two counts of second degree murder by Crown Counsel, in relation to the murders of Dianna Mah-Jones, 65, and Richard Jones, 68, of Vancouver. more »

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VPD Appealing for Witnesses to an Assault

Vancouver Police are asking the public for information regarding an assault that sent a 31-year-old woman to hospital. more »

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