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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.


Pedestrian Hit by Car Now Deceased

An 85-year-old man struck by a car yesterday has now died as a result of the injuries received. more »

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VPD Hires Officer With Huge Feet

A new addition to the Vancouver Police Department has successfully completed his assessment and will soon be starting his new job. more »

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Police See Another Increase in Overdose Deaths

Vancouver Police and emergency service providers are advising drug users to exercise caution following another significant increase in overdose deaths. more »

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Charges Approved in Fentanyl Investigation

Charges have been approved against six accused after a lengthy fentanyl investigation that concluded last year. more »

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Missing 29-Year-Old Woman

The VPD are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing a young woman who recently moved to Vancouver. more »

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Several Alleged Car Thieves Stalled by VPD K-9

The arrest of nine people yesterday shows that if you’re in a stolen car in Vancouver, there is a good chance you’ll be caught by the VPD. more »

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Update: VPD Investigates 1st Murder of the Year

Forensic experts and the VPD Major Crime Section continue to examine the scene of the city’s first murder of the year. more »

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VPD Investigates 1st Murder of the Year

The VPD Major Crime Section continues to probe for evidence at the scene of the city’s first murder of the year. more »

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Watchful Neighbour Helps Catch Crook

Vancouver Police are crediting the watchful eye of a concerned neighbour in the arrest of an alleged burglar. more »

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Arrests in Marine-Related Crimes

A rash of marine-related crimes in the Vancouver area and outlying communities has led to the arrest of two men, the search for more victims, and a caution from police. more »

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