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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.


Police Dogs Model in Chinatown to Fight Cancer in Humans

The 2018 Vancouver Police Dogs Calendar is now on sale and features the four-legged members of the VPD Canine Unit posing for pictures in Vancouver’s historic Chinatown. more »

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Update: Police Investigate West End Homicide

VPD investigators have identified the victim of last Friday’s homicide in the West End as Marline Mars, a 34-year-old Vancouver resident. more »

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Update: Police Investigate Commercial Drive Homicide

VPD investigators have identified the victim of Thursday’s homicide on Commercial Drive as 33-year-old Vancouver resident Joseph Glen Jandrew. more »

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Man Arrested for Triple Stabbing

One man has been arrested by the VPD and three others are in hospital with stab wounds following an early morning fight in downtown Vancouver. more »

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Update: Vancouver Police Investigate Reports of Shots Fired

Vancouver Police are continuing their investigation into shots fired Friday afternoon in South Vancouver. more »

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Police Investigate West End Homicide

The VPD are investigating the city’s 17th homicide of 2017 after a woman’s death in Vancouver’s West End this afternoon. more »

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Vancouver Police Investigating Report of Shots Fired

Vancouver Police are investigating reports of shots being fired in the area of Main Street and East 51st Avenue this afternoon just after 2:30. more »

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Police Investigate Commercial Drive Homicide

Investigators are asking for witnesses to come forward following the discovery of a man suffering from a stab wound last night on Commercial Drive. more »

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Eight-Hour Standoff Ends Peacefully

Just after 2 p.m. today, a man surrendered to officers bringing a peaceful ending to an 8-hour negotiation. more »

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VPD Initiative Aims to Protect Online Daters from Predators

The VPD launched an awareness campaign to increase safety for online daters. more »

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