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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.


Two Arrests Made in Savoy Hotel Homicide

This afternoon, with the assistance of the Surrey RCMP, the Vancouver Police Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant at a home in Surrey. more »

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Vancouver Police Adopt New Technology to Predict Property Crime

The Vancouver Police Department is adopting a new crime prediction model that allows the VPD to forecast the location of property crime and take proactive measures to prevent it. more »

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Update: Man Charged in Double Homicide

VPD Homicide detectives have made an arrest in last week’s double homicide at 1835 Morton Avenue. more »

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Update: High-Risk Offender Wanted Canada-Wide Arrested

Vancouver Police have arrested 40-year-old Christopher Schafer, a federal offender who was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for being unlawfully at large.  
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Open Window Break-ins

A man has been arrested for two early morning break-ins on Vancouver’s Westside earlier this month. more »

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High-Risk Sex Offender Wanted Canada-Wide

The Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help to find a high-risk sex offender who is wanted for being unlawfully at large. more »

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Good Samaritans Assist Injured Motorcyclist

The Vancouver Police would like to identify and thank the citizens who provided first aid to a seriously injured motorcyclist following a crash on Birch Street at West 6th Avenue on Wednesday, July 5. more »

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Update: Double Homicide

VPD Homicide investigators have identified the victims of Sunday’s double homicide as 57- year-old Sandra McInnes and 51-year-old Neil Croker, both from Vancouver. more »

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Teamwork Leads to Arrests

The Vancouver Police and an alert citizen teamed up on Monday morning to arrest two property crime offenders in South Vancouver. more »

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Vancouver Records First Pedestrian Fatality Of 2017

An 87-year-old pedestrian has died from injuries sustained in a collision on May 29 near the entrance to Granville Island. This is Vancouver’s first pedestrian fatality of 2017. more »

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