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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.


Emergency Services Personnel Promote a Safe Halloween

The Vancouver Police Department is partnering with Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services, BC Ambulance Service and the Canadian National Fireworks Association to promote Halloween safety. more »

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PAC Protects Kids

The VPD’s Traffic Section is joining forces with the Dunbar PAC committee, the Vancouver School Board and ICBC to educate drivers and pedestrians about safety in school zones. more »

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Update: Woman Stabbed in Sex Assault

Investigators with the VPD Sex Crimes Unit are now releasing a composite sketch of the man who allegedly stabbed and sexually assaulted a 35-year-old woman. more »

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Police Hot on Trail of Arsonist

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect who is believed to be responsible for a recent arson at a Vancouver home. more »

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Update: Woman Stabbed in Sex Assault

Detectives continue to investigate the recent violent sexual assault that occurred in the area of East 45th Avenue and Rupert Street just before midnight on Saturday, October 25th. more »

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Woman Stabbed in Sex Assault

One woman is recovering in hospital and police continue to look for the suspect responsible for a violent sexual assault that occurred in East Vancouver last night. more »

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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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