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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 2016, or use the search function below to find past VPD media releases.

Police, the City of Vancouver, Vancouver Police Foundation, and Project 529 Partner to Launch Bike to Work Week

This morning, the Vancouver Police Department, Richmond, Surrey, Kamloops, Kelowna, Prince George, and Nanaimo RCMP, the West Vancouver Police Department, the City of Vancouver, the Vancouver Police Foundation, and Project 529 will be partnering to launch Vancouver’s 2016 Bike to Work Week. more »

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Update: Remains of Tom Billings Found

The remains and personal belongings of a tourist reported missing two-and-a-half years ago have been found. more »

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Two Elderly Women Assaulted

Vancouver Police are investigating two disturbing and random assaults against elderly women on the city’s west side today. more »

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Update: Charges Recommended in East Vancouver Shooting

Vancouver Police have recommended charges in an East Vancouver shooting that sent one man to hospital with serious injuries. more »

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Update: No Charges in Suspicious Incident

No charges will be recommended in a suspicious set of circumstances that resulted in a large police response downtown. more »

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Injured Cyclist Dies

A cyclist injured in a collision in Stanley Park last week has now died from his injuries. more »

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Update: Police-Involved Shooting

Vancouver – The VPD Major Crime Section is investigating and one suspect has been arrested after an incident in East Vancouver. more »

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Police-Involved Shooting

The VPD are currently dealing with an incident and police-involved shooting on Hastings near Cassiar Street. more »

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Safe Boating Awareness Week 2016

The May long weekend traditionally marks the beginning of boating season and the Vancouver Police are again partnering with boating safety advocates to promote safety on the water. more »

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Update: Wanted Man Turns Himself In

A man wanted after being recently convicted in a 2014 home invasion style robbery in Vancouver’s West End is back in custody. more »

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