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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 Investigate Stabbing

One man has been arrested, and another taken to hospital with stab ‎wounds.
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Hit and Run Driver Identified

The driver involved in Saturday’s hit-and-run on Victoria Drive has turned himself in after seeing media coverage of the collision. more »

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Seattle Officer Jumps in to Assist VPD

An off-duty Seattle police officer is being commended for stepping in to assist VPD officers following an assault. more »

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Police Search for Hit and Run Vehicle

Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a vehicle that fled after hitting a pedestrian last weekend. more »

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Update: Police Investigate Downtown Eastside Shooting

Vancouver Police investigators have determined that the injuries sustained by a man following a shooting in the Downtown Eastside early this morning were accidentally self-inflicted. more »

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Police Investigate Downtown Eastside Shooting

Vancouver Police are investigating a Downtown Eastside shooting that sent a man to hospital with life threatening injuries. more »

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Victim Identified in East Hastings Street Homicide

Nineteen-year-old Majir Panahi of Coquitlam has been identified as the victim in the March 14th homicide in the 100 block of East Hastings Street. more »

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Vancouver Police Want to Know: Is It Within You?

The Vancouver Police Department (VPD) is in the midst of a province-wide recruiting campaign and representatives will be in the Okanagan next week looking for candidates. more »

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Man Charged in Ferndale Street Home Invasion

Nineteen-year-old Shaquille Kobe James Chartrand of Vancouver has been charged in relation to the March 14th home invasion on Ferndale Street. more »

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Man Charged in March 14th Carjacking

Thirty-four-year-old Steven Martin Jasper of Burnaby has been charged with the following offences in relation to the March 14th carjacking that ended up with a taxi going up in flames. more »

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