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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.

Arsons Linked to Gang Conflict

Police continue to investigate a series of targeted arsons in the city’s South Slope neighbourhood caused by suspects throwing Molotov cocktails. more »

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Order of Merit Bestowed On VPD Officers

Two Vancouver Police officers, Superintendent Michael Porteous and Superintendent Jeffrey Sim, have been recognized for their exceptional service to their community and have been awarded the Member of the Order of Merit (M.O.M.). more »

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Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Collision

Police are investigating a single vehicle collision involving a motorcycle that has left one man dead. more »

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Vancouver Police Execute Search Warrant at Marijuana Store

An investigation continues after Vancouver Police executed a search warrant earlier today at an illegal marijuana store. more »

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Man Charged in Davie Street Home Invasion

One man has now been charged in relation to a brazen home invasion at an apartment in a busy downtown neighbourhood last week. more »

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Update: East Vancouver Fire Sends Four Officers to Hospital

Four VPD officers have now been released from hospital after a fire broke out at a building on Kingsway near Knight Street. more »

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East Vancouver Fire

Traffic has been shut down at Knight and Kingsway after a fire broke out at about 2:00 this afternoon more »

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VPD and BCIT Build Canine Obstacle Course

The Vancouver Police Canine Unit, along with representatives from the BCIT Aboriginal Services, Aboriginal Mentoring and Training Association and the BCIT Technology Centre, were on hand this morning to unveil a new obstacle course built specifically for police dogs.
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VPD Canine Unit Nets Thief – Again

Officers were able to immediately take the alleged car thief into custody, more »

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High Risk Sexual Offender Back Behind Bars

A high risk sexual offender is in custody after an overnight residential break in. more »

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