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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.


Missing Sailor

Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing man. more »

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Update: Police Involved Shooting

A 51-year-old man shot by police in East Vancouver earlier this evening has now died. more »

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Police-Involved Shooting

Officers are currently dealing with a police-involved shooting in East Vancouver. more »

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Police Issue Warning After Potentially Lethal Drugs Stolen In Pharmacy Robbery

The Vancouver Police are warning local drug users to be cautious after a quantity of potentially lethal drugs were stolen in a recent pharmacy robbery. more »

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Ballet Teacher Faces Charges Of Sexual Exploitation

A Vancouver ballet teacher is facing charges of sexual exploitation after allegedly engaging in a sexual relationship with an under-age student. more »

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Cyclist Carrying Potentially Deadly Surprise

A cyclist stopped by two police officers for a minor offence had a potentially dangerous surprise waiting for them. more »

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Police Investigate Allegation of Officer Misconduct

Recently the VPD was made aware of allegations that one of its members was issued an Immediate Roadside Prohibition under the provincial Motor Vehicle Act. more »

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Charges Laid In Random Hammer Attacks

Charges have now been laid in relation to two random hammer attacks that sent two men to hospital on Sunday night. more »

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Man in Custody Following Hammer Attacks

One man is in custody and two men are recovering in hospital following two overnight hammer attacks. more »

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2015 VPD Police Dog Calendar Street Sales

Starting Monday, November 17th, VPD canine handlers and their four-legged partners will be hitting the streets as they launch the 2015 VPD Police Dog Calendar street sales. more »

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