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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.


Update: Suspicious Death Determined to be Accidental

Detectives investigating the death of a man found in a parking lot at Kingsgate Mall yesterday have determined his death was not criminal in nature. more »

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Police Investigate Suspicious Death

Police are investigating the death of a man in East Vancouver, after he was found in the parking lot of Kingsgate Mall at 370 East Broadway Avenue. more »

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Neighbours Helpings Neighbours Prevents Crime

With summer arriving and many people taking vacations, police are reminding residents to keep an eye out in their neighbourhoods for any suspicious people or incidents. more »

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Police Investigate Fatal Collision

Vancouver Police are investigating a single vehicle collision on Boundary Road that has claimed the life of the driver, and the passenger has been rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries. more »

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Who’s Watching You at the ATM Machine?

Vancouver Police are advising the public to be cautious following a string of debit card thefts and frauds targeting intoxicated people late at night in the Granville Entertainment District. more »

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Charges Laid in December 2016 Homicide

Crown Counsel has approved charges in Vancouver’s 11th homicide of 2016. more »

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Update: Potential Hazmat Situation on Knight Street

Hazmat crews have now determined the scene in the 4000 block of Knight Street to be safe, allowing first responders to continue with the investigation into the suspected drug overdose deaths of two adults. more »

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Potential Hazmat Situation On Knight Street

The VPD and Vancouver Fire and Rescue Service are currently on scene in the 4000 block of Knight Street for a possible hazmat incident and a suspicious death investigation. more »

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Help Prevent Thieves From Ruining Your Summer

The warmer weather has finally arrived in Vancouver, and people are taking to the streets on their motorcycles and scooters. Unfortunately, so are thieves. more »

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Police Ask for Public’s Help to Locate Missing Man

Vancouver Police are requesting the public;s assistance to find a missing man who has not been seen in over a week.  more »

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