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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.


Police Look to Recover Policing Costs From Unsanctioned Event Promoters

As a result of a number of calls for police service at recent unsanctioned events, police are reminding promoters to work with police in advance, and to obtain proper permits. more »

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Police Investigate Westside Sexual Assault

Vancouver Police are investigating a sexual assault after a woman was attacked in a Westside home early this morning. more »

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One Man, Two Days, Four Stolen Bikes

One man is in custody again after being arrested twice in two days, as police allege he was in possession of four stolen bikes. more »

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Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety

Police are reminding pedestrians, cyclists, and drivers to follow the rules of the road in an effort to avoid tragedies this summer. more »

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Police Investigating Park Death

Police are continuing to investigate the death of a young man in Stanley Park early this morning. more »

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Man Arrested after Incident at VPD Headquarters

One man remains in custody after an incident at Vancouver Police headquarters earlier today. more »

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Second High-Risk Sex Offender Captured

Police have arrested Gary Vogrig, the second of four high-risk sex offenders who walked away from Vancouver halfway homes in the last two weeks. more »

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Youth Honour Fallen Officer

The Vancouver Police Soccer and Service Club and local high school students are kicking off the 32nd annual Paul Sanghera High School Indoor Soccer Tournament more »

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Cops Ride to Send Kids to Camp

The Tour de Coast and Tour de Valley Cops for Cancer Teams are launching their 2015 Cops for Cancer tours to bring community awareness to the devastating impact that cancer has on the lives of a children and their families. more »

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VPD Looking for Wanted High-Risk Sex Offender

Investigators with the VPD High Risk Offenders Unit are on the hunt for a sex offender who is wanted Canada-wide after failing to return to his halfway house last night. more »

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