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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 2014, or use the search function below to find past VPD media releases.


VPD Honour Chair of Vancouver Police Foundation

The VPD will be showing it’s appreciation to the Chair of the Vancouver Police Foundation by appointing him as Honorary Chief Constable of the Vancouver Police Department. more »

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Police Seek Witness in Sexual Assault

Investigators with the VPD Sex Crimes Unit are looking for witnesses to a recent sexual assault of a woman on Kingsway near Sidney Street. more »

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Vancouver Police Assisting with National Security Investigation

The Vancouver Police Department, along with the BC RCMP, are working together to assist an Ottawa Police Service and RCMP National Security investigation. more »

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Police Respond to Call of Man with Rifle

Shortly after 9:00 this morning, police received a call regarding a man carrying a rifle near 71st and Granville Street. The report has not been confirmed. Further information from the caller indicated that there was a “safety flag” in the … more »

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Update: Police Negotiate With Distraught Man

One man has been apprehended and is being taken to a physician following an eight-hour standoff in East Vancouver. more »

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Police Negotiate With Distraught Man

Police are continuing to negotiate with a distraught man in an East Vancouver apartment. more »

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Police Investigate West Broadway Collision

Police are investigating a two-vehicle collision on West Broadway that has left one man in critical condition. more »

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Police Seek Witnesses to Triple Stabbing

Investigators with the VPD Major Crime Section are asking for witnesses to a triple stabbing to come forward.
 
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Update: Police Investigating Fatal Collision

Investigators continue to try and determine the cause of an early morning collision that claimed the life of a pedestrian. more »

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Update: Five Arrests Made at Oppenheimer

All five people arrested yesterday in Oppenheimer Park yesterday for obstruction, breach of a court order and breach of the peace have been released from custody. more »

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