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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.


Update: Bank Robber Arrested

Police have arrested 38-year-old Jason Michael Dagenais who was the subject of a media release earlier today. more »

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Police Investigate Vancouver’s 11th Homicide

Detectives with the VPD’s Major Crime Section are investigating Vancouver’s 11th homicide of 2016. more »

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Police Search for Missing Woman

Police are requesting the public’s help in locating a missing woman who was last seen on November 9th in the Downtown Eastside. more »

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Bank Robber Wanted

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man wanted for robbing banks. more »

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VPD Makes Large Drug Seizure

The Vancouver Police have made a large and significant drug seizure after a traffic stop in East Vancouver. more »

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VPD Welcomes New Director of Public Affairs

The Vancouver Police Department has welcomed a new member to its management team, Simi Heer, Director of Public Affairs. more »

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Update: Violent Incident in East Vancouver

Two men remain in hospital and two others considered persons-of-interest are in police custody after a violent incident at a home in East Vancouver. more »

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Ongoing Police Incident

The Vancouver Police continue to deal with a prolonged incident in East Vancouver involving a number of police resources including the VPD Emergency Response Team and negotiators. more »

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Stop Thieves from Celebrating This Holiday Season

The Vancouver Police are once again encouraging everyone to be vigilant during the holiday season, report suspicious activity, and reduce the risk of becoming the victim of theft. more »

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Mr. September Loves to Help Kids

An arrest by the Vancouver Police and police service dog “Rebel”, shows how the VPD K9 calendar model isn’t letting his modelling career go to his head or stop him from catching dangerous and prolific offenders. more »

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