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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.

Holiday Theft-from-Auto Prevention

With the busy holiday season approaching, the Vancouver Police are asking for help in reducing theft-from-autos. more »

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High Risk Sex Offender Living in Vancouver

Vancouver Police believe compelling circumstances exist to warn the public about a high-risk sex offender living in Vancouver. more »

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Bike Thieves Warned Again!

For those aspiring bike thieves who have not been paying attention, the Vancouver Police are warning you again about their Bait Bike program. more »

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Pair of Alleged Bike Thieves Caught with a Bait Bike

Two men are facing criminal charges after a VPD officer watched them steal another bait bike last night in Vancouver’s downtown core. more »

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Bait Bike – Bane to Bandits

Officers have arrested another person stealing a bait bike downtown as police continue their efforts to fight this growing crime. more »

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Police & ICBC Continue to Promote Pedestrian Safety

Vancouver Police and ICBC are continuing with their education campaign to help keep pedestrians safe. more »

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Update: Police Investigate Fatal Collision

Collision investigators continue to probe a crash at 41st Avenue and Oak Street that killed one man and sent another to hospital. more »

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Police Investigate Fatal Collision

Collision investigators are at the scene of a fatal crash at 41st Avenue and Oak Street. more »

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VPD Clarifies Misleading Reports

The Vancouver Police want to clarify some very misleading news reports suggesting we are randomly listening to private cell phone conversations. This is incorrect. The VPD, and most police agencies across the country, do not discuss specific equipment used in covert investigative techniques. Providing such information can be detrimental to police investigations into serious and violent criminal activity. more »

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Ninety-Three Year-Old Missing Woman Found

Ninety-three year-old Edith Irvine was found by an alert and concerned citizen at West 8th Avenue and Columbia Street. more »

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