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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 Appeal to Public to Help Identify Driver in Fatal Hit-and-Run Collision

Vancouver Police are appealing to the public to help identify the driver of a car who is responsible for a hit-and-run collision on the west side of Vancouver that took the life of a 30-year-old Ontario man. more »

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Police Continue to Investigate After Finding Explosives in Storage Locker

Vancouver Police are continuing to investigate after explosives were found inside a Vancouver storage locker. more »

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Police Investigate Downtown Eastside Shooting

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

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Cat Burglar Calls For Help After Getting Stuck on Roof

A cat burglar has been arrested for break-and-enter after calling 9-1-1 following a botched rooftop break-in. more »

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High-Risk Sex Offender Living in Vancouver

The Vancouver Police Department believes that compelling circumstances exist to warn the public about a high-risk sexual offender who is now residing in Vancouver. more »

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Keep Your Personal Information Safe

The VPD is receiving reports from the public about getting phone calls from individuals claiming to be police officers, who are possibly looking to gather personal information. more »

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Update: Granville Street Homicide

A young woman who was allegedly assaulted outside a downtown nightclub early yesterday morning has not survived. more »

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Update: Granville Street Incident

Vancouver Police have arrested two women, and are continuing to investigate an alleged assault on Granville Street that has left a 28-year-old woman in hospital. more »

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Granville Street Incident

Vancouver Police continue to investigate and gather evidence relating to a violent incident on Granville near Smithe Street early this morning. more »

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VPD 2015 Annual Report

For our 2015 Annual Report, we want to share the outstanding work of our front line officers and the impressive collaboration and expertise that goes on behind the scenes to keep Vancouver safe. more »

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