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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.


VPD Make Arrest in Robbery of 84-Year-Old Man

One man has been arrested and charges have been laid after an 84-year-old man was robbed inside his own home. more »

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Pedestrian Struck at Davie and Thurlow Dies

A pedestrian struck at an intersection downtown twelve days ago has now died as a result of his injuries. more »

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Off-Duty VPD Officer Arrested

An off-duty Vancouver Police officer has been arrested for allegations of assault and unlawful confinement in Maple Ridge. more »

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Seemingly “Small Fish” in Very Hot Water

What began as a shoplifting arrest, has led to more serious charges for one alleged thief. more »

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Vancouver Police Looking For Witnesses to Assault on Hastings Street Bus

Vancouver Police are looking for witnesses to an alleged assault that occurred on a Hastings Street bus on Saturday night. more »

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Vancouver Police Chief Jim Chu Announces his Retirement

Watch live streaming video from vancouverpolice at livestream.com After 36 years with the Vancouver Police, the last seven-and-a-half as Chief Constable, today Jim Chu announced that he was retiring. Vancouver Mayor and Police Board Chair Gregor Robertson thanked the Chief … more »

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Does This Belong to You?

Investigators with the Vancouver Police are sharing photographs of some distinctive jewellery in hopes of finding victims to crime who may hold important information. more »

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Canadian War Veteran and Retired VPD Officer Receives French Legion of Honor

A World War II veteran and retired Vancouver Police officer has received the French Legion of Honour medal during a presentation ceremony at Vancouver Police headquarters. more »

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Alberta Felon Found Hiding Inside Sofa

An Alberta felon is now behind bars after he was found hiding inside a sofa in an East Vancouver home. more »

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Update: Man Unlawfully at Large Wanted Canada-Wide

Marcel Joseph Parent has been arrested by RCMP on a Canada-wide warrant for being unlawfully at large. more »

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