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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 2017, or use the search function below to find past VPD media releases.


VPD Warn Public Following Stranger Sex Assault

The VPD are warning the public after a woman was sexually assaulted by a stranger on December 13th around 8:30 p.m., near Everett Crowley Park in southeast Vancouver. more »

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VPD Investigates Fifth Pedestrian Fatality of 2017

The VPD is investigating a collision between an SUV and a pedestrian that occurred on Wednesday and has claimed the life of a 75-year-old Vancouver woman. more »

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VPD Release Composite of Man in Suspicious Incident

Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help to identify a man who propositioned a 12-year-old girl for sex in East Vancouver. more »

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VPD Releases Photo of Person-of-Interest in Two Sex Assaults

Vancouver Police are releasing a surveillance photo, and asking for the public’s help to identify a person-of-interest in a pair of sexual assaults where a man wearing a surgical mask groped two women in East Vancouver. more »

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Break-In Case Leads to Arrests

Four people have been arrested following a VPD project investigating a series of residential break-ins in South Vancouver. more »

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Don’t Tempt a Thief with Unattended Parcels

As the holidays get closer, the VPD are reminding online shoppers that thieves are hard at work. more »

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Don’t Let Thieves Ruin Your Holiday Season

The Vancouver Police Department wants to remind the public to be cautious this holiday season and help prevent theft-from-auto. more »

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Weapon Seizure in Project Targeting Gang Violence in Greater Vancouver

The Vancouver Police Department and the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of British Columbia (CFSEU-BC) have made a significant seizure of guns, drugs, explosive devices, and stolen property. more »

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VPD Warn of High-Risk Sex Offender

Vancouver Police are warning the public that 53-year-old Dawson Davidson, a convicted sex offender, has been released from custody and is residing in a Vancouver halfway house. more »

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Update: Police Investigate Suspicious Deaths

VPD detectives continue to work with the BC Coroners Service to confirm what caused the deaths of an elderly couple on Monday afternoon. more »

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