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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.


Vancouver Police Looking for Witness to Fire

Investigators are looking for witnesses who may have information about a fire that claimed the life of two people. more »

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Traditional Canoe Waking Ceremony

On Saturday, April 18, 2015, at 11:00 a.m., the Vancouver Police Department will “wake up” its canoe in preparation for the 15th Annual Pulling Together Police/First Nations Canoe Journey. more »

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UPDATE: Missing Person

Police have located the body of 66 year-old Roderick Cortner, who was the subject of a public missing persons release by the VPD on April 6th. more »

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UPDATE: Missing Person

Sixty-four year-old Shu Hui Chang has been safely located in Richmond and is being reunited with her husband. more »

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Vancouver’s New Chief Constable is Adam Palmer

The Vancouver Police Board announced today that they had chosen a new chief constable to lead the Vancouver Police Department. more »

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Seventeen-Year-Old Boy Seriously Injured in Collision

A 17-year-old passenger remains in hospital in serious condition following a single-car collision on April 12th. more »

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Richmond Resident Facing Possible Charge of Intimidation

Vancouver Police have recommended charges after investigating an incident between a photographer and local actor at a downtown Vancouver hotel. more »

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Police Investigate Downtown Eastside Stabbing

Vancouver Police are investigating a Downtown Eastside stabbing that has left three victims with knife wounds and the suspect dead. more »

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Vancouver Police Investigate East Vancouver Homicide

Vancouver Police are investigating an East Vancouver homicide after a man was found suffering from a serious head injury in an East Vancouver parking lot. more »

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Suspect Arrested After One Month on the Run

A man wanted for questioning in connection with the March 3rd discovery of a woman’s body in the basement suite of a home on East 22nd Avenue near Main Street has been arrested. more »

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