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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.


Police Warn Public Following Discovery of W-18 in Vancouver

Vancouver Police are warning the public that the deadly drug W-18 has been discovered in Vancouver. more »

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Police Bring Awareness to Organ Donation

The BC Association of Chiefs of Police and Lower Mainland police forces are bringing awareness to the urgent need of organ donors throughout the province. more »

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Vancouver Police Release Composite Sketch Following Sexual Assault on Napier Street

Vancouver Police are releasing a composite sketch of the suspect believed to be responsible for the sexual assault of a woman on Napier Street early Sunday morning. more »

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Cyclist and Pedestrian Safety and Awareness Campaign

Vancouver 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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VPD Asking Parents to Speak to Kids About the Dangers of Fentanyl

The Vancouver Police Department is asking parents to speak with the children about the dangers of fentanyl. more »

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Police Encourage Community to Report Suspicious Behaviour Following Sexual Assault on Napier Street

Vancouver Police are encouraging the community to report suspicious behaviour following the sexual assault of a woman on Napier Street early Sunday morning. more »

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Vancouver Police Department Creates Policy For Initial Contact With Transgender People

The Vancouver Police Department has created a new policy for officers interacting with transgender people. more »

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VPD Launches Safety Awareness Initiative for Seniors

It can be difficult for most of us to imagine that anyone could abuse some of our most vulnerable citizens, but elder abuse is a growing problem in Canada. more »

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Vancouver Police Need Your Help to Catch a Killer

Vancouver Police are asking the public again to help them catch a killer. more »

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VPD Looking for Witnesses to Attempted Abduction

The Vancouver Police Department has been investigating an attempted abduction that occurred in April and are asking for any witnesses to come forward. more »

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