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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.


Vancouver Police Release Mental Health Strategy

The Vancouver Police Department is releasing its Mental Health Strategy. more »

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Police Investigating Pedestrian Involved Collision at Main and East Hastings Street

Vancouver Police are investigating a collision involving a pedestrian at Main and East Hastings Street. more »

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Pokemon Go Invades Vancouver

Vancouver Police have received reports of large groups of people seen gathering in parks and on city streets and other public areas, at all hours of the day and night. more »

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Update: High-Risk Offender Back in Custody

Forty-seven-year-old Richard Galt is back in police custody. more »

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High-Risk Offender Wanted

The VPD are searching for a high-risk offender who is wanted Canada-wide. more »

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VPD Investigating Sexual Assault

The VPD are investigating a sexual assault on a 22-year-old woman in a home near 49th Avenue and Knight Street. more »

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Annual Youth Soccer Camp Establishes Positive Police Contacts

The youth soccer camp is one of many initiatives the VPD is involved with to engage young people, and establish positive police and community contact. more »

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Don’t Invite Thieves into Your Home

There have been over a thousand residential break-and-enters in Vancouver in the first half of this year and the VPD are asking the public to stop inviting thieves into their homes. One out of every three houses, basement suites, townhomes, … more »

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Taxi Watch: Local Cab Companies Partner with VPD

The Vancouver Police Department is partnering with local cab companies in a new initiative aimed at preventing and reducing crime. more »

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Man Arrested in Granville Street Stabbing

Charges have been approved after one man was arrested by the Vancouver Police following a stabbing in the Granville Entertainment District. more »

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